Scotland and Science Fiction

Starting date
January 1, 2010
Duration (months)
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Managers or local contacts
Sassi Carla
Science Fiction, Scottish literature

An investigation of the contribution of some among the most established Scottish SF writers, in relation to issues of national identity and local/global tensions.

Project participants

Carla Sassi
Associate Professor
Research areas involved in the project
Letteratura inglese e letterature anglofone
Geographical-Cultural Areas: Scotland
Title Authors Year
The Cosmic (Cosmo)Polis in Naomi Mitchison's Science Fiction Novels Sassi, Carla 2012
Virtual Caledonias: conflicting national landscape(s) in Ken MacLeod’s Cydonia and Matthew Fitt’s But n Ben A-Go-Go Sassi, Carla 2010


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