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Scotland as science fiction

Author: Caroline McCracken-Flesher
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Bucknell University Press, co-published with the Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline McCracken-Flesher
ISBN: 9781611483758 1611483751
OCLC Number: 1030369726
Description: Online Ressource (vii, 197 Seiten)
Contents: Chapter 1 AcknowledgmentsChapter 2 IntroductionChapter 3 Scotland's Fantastic Physics: Energy Transformation in MacDonald, Stevenson, Barrie, and SparkChapter 4 The Other Otherworld: Didactic Fantasy from MacDonald and Lindsay to J. Leslie MitchellChapter 5 Allegory and Cruelty: Gray's Lanark and Lindsay's A Voyage to ArcturusChapter 6 Speculative Nationality: "Stands Scotland Where it Did?" in the Culture of Iain M. BanksChapter 7 Between Enlightenment and the End of History: Ken MacLeod's Engines of LightChapter 8 The Cosmic (Cosmo)Polis in Naomi Mitchison's Science Fiction NovelsChapter 9 Non-Violence, Gender, and Ecology: Margaret Elphinstone's The Incomer and A Sparrow's FlightChapter 10 Past and Future Language: Matthew Fitt and Iain M. BanksChapter 11 Scottish Poetry as Science Fiction: Geddes, MacDiarmid, and Morgan's "A Home in Space"Chapter 12 Brave New Scotland: Science Fiction without Stereotypes in Fitt and CrumeyChapter 13 Alba Newton and Alasdair GrayChapter 14 BibliographyChapter 15 Notes on ContributorsChapter 16 Index
Responsibility: [edited by] Caroline McCracken-Flesher.

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