The Panopticon. A Novel

TitleThe Panopticon. A Novel
Year for Search2012
AuthorsFagan, Jenni (b. 1977)
Date Published2012
PublisherWilliam Heinemann
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsFemale author, Scottish author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia in which a fifteen old girl who has gone through the Scottish foster care system is sent to The Panopticon, a type of prison proposed by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) in which prisoners can be efficiently observed. There she finds a helpful social worker and the prisoners ultimately destroy the prison. 

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. New York: Hogarth, 2013. Rpt. with a “Reader’s Guide,” “Recommended Reading,” and “A Playlist for The Panopticon” (287-300) New York: Hogarth, 2014

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Scottish female author (b. 1977)

Full Text

2012 Fagan, Jenni (b. 1977). The Panopticon. A Novel. London: William Heinemann. U. S. ed. New York: Hogarth, 2013. Rpt. with a “Reader’s Guide,” “Recommended Reading,” and “A Playlist for The Panopticon” (287-300) New York: Hogarth, 2014. PSt

Young adult dystopia in which a fifteen old girl who has gone through the Scottish foster care system is sent to The Panopticon, a type of prison proposed by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) in which prisoners can be efficiently observed. There she finds a helpful social worker and the prisoners ultimately destroy the prison. Scottish female author.