Scotland as Science Fiction

Scotland as Science Fiction

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Scots like Iain N. Banks and Ken MacLeod lead in a futuristic tradition, for from MacDonald, Barrie, and Stevenson onwards, Scots have been speculating in ways derived from their unique circumstances lacking political power, they imagine future spaces and different places and151;with a twist. Nineteenth-century thermodynamics (theorized in Scotland), Celtic Otherworlds, and a Scotland always on the other side of history open unusual futures for Mitchison, Spark, Lindsay, Mitchell, MadDiarmid, Morgan, Crumey, Fitt, and Gray.If the Scottish science fiction writers and readers are to be believed, un- satisfying and ultimately inconclusive visions of ... The List gives Edinburgha#39;s entertainment listings, and featured the a€œ100 Best Scottish Novels of All Timea€ in 2005.

Title:Scotland as Science Fiction
Author:Caroline McCracken-Flesher
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2012


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