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The Transgressive Iain Banks: Essays on a Writer Beyond Borders

The Transgressive Iain Banks: Essays on a Writer Beyond Borders (Paperback)

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This collection of 12 new essays draws together prominent literary experts to explore the importance of Scottish writer Iain (M.) Banks, both his mainstream and science fiction work. The book considers Banks as an habitual border crosser who makes things fresh and new by subversive and transgressive strategies. The essays are divided into four thematic areas: the Scottish context, the geographies of his writing, the impact of genre, and a combined focus on gender, games and play. The essays will be of particular interest to scholars of contemporary literature, Scottish literature and science fiction.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 10/07/2013 ISBN-13: 9780786442256  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Martyn Colebrook has published extensively on contemporary literature, including the work of J.G. Ballard, Paul Auster, Don DeLillo, H.P. Lovecraft and China Mieville. He lives in East Yorkshire, UK. Katharine Cox is a principal lecturer in English at UWIC (University of Wales Institute Cardiff) where she is head of the Department of Humanities.

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