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Scotland as science fiction / [edited by] Caroline McCracken-Flesher.

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Subject: English literature > Scottish authors > History and criticism.
Science fiction, Scottish > History and criticism.
Literature and society > Scotland > History.
National characteristics, Scottish, in literature.
Literature and history > Scotland.
Scotland > In literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781611483758
  • ISBN: 1611483751
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vii, 197 pages)
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Bucknell University Press, co-published with the Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, ©2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Scotland's fantastic physics: energy transformation in MacDonald, Stevenson, Barrie, and Spark / Cairns Craig -- The other otherworld: didactic fantasy from MacDonald and Lindsay to J. Leslie Mitchell / J. Derrick McClure -- Allegory and cruelty: Gray's Lanark and Lindsay's A voyage to Arcturus / Ian Duncan -- Speculative nationality: 'Stands Scotland where it did?' in the Culture of Iain M. Banks / John Garrison -- Between enlightenment and the end of history: Ken MacLeod's Engines of light / Gavin Miller -- The cosmic (cosmo)polis in Naomi Mitchison's science fiction novels / Carla Sassi -- Non-violence, gender, and ecology: Margaret Elphinstone's The incomer and A sparrow's flight / Alison Phipps -- Past and future language: Matthew Fitt and Iain M. Banks / John Corbett -- Scottish poetry as science fiction: Geddes, MacDiarmid, and Morgan's 'A home in space' / Alan Riach -- Brave new Scotland: science fiction without stereotypes in Fitt and Crumey / Lisa Harrison -- Alba Newton and Alasdair Gray / Matthew Wickman.
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