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Author Fennell, Jack, 1983- author

Title Irish science fiction / Jack Fennell
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 264 pages .)
Series Liverpool science fiction texts and studies ; 48
Liverpool science fiction texts and studies ; 48
Contents Bookmark 15; Contents; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Mad Science and the Empire: Fitz-James O'Brien and Robert Cromie; 2. "Future War" and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Ireland; 3. Nationalist Fantasies of the Early Twentieth Century; 4. States of Emergency: Irish SF during World War II; 5. The 1960s: Lemass, Modernisation and the Cold War; 6. The Wrong History: Bob Shaw, James White and the Troubles; 7. Exotic Doom: The SF of Ian McDonald; 8. The Dystopian Decades: From Recession to Tiger and Back Again; 9. The Shape of Irish SF to Come; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary An innovative examination of Irish science fiction from the 1850s to the present day, covering material written both in Irish and in English. Considering science fiction novels and short stories in their historical context, it analyses a body of literature that has largely been ignored by Irish literature researchers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject English fiction -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, Irish -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author UPSO eCollections (University Press Scholarship Online). MaRLi UPSO 2015 Collection
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