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The Heritage of Heinlein : a Critical Reading of the Fiction

Author: Thomas D Clareson; Joseph L Sanders
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
Series: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 42.
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"Many believe that Robert A. Heinlein was the most important American science fiction writer of the 20th century. This book looks at each piece of fiction (and a few pieces of sf-related nonfiction) that Heinlein wrote, chronologically by publication, in order to consider what each contributes to his overall accomplishment"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Clareson, Thomas D.
Heritage of Heinlein
(DLC) 2013045117
(OCoLC)849205040
Named Person: Robert A Heinlein; Robert A Heinlein; Robert Anson Heinlein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Clareson; Joseph L Sanders
ISBN: 9781476613109 1476613109 1306347025 9781306347020
OCLC Number: 869566332
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: A new calling: for us, the living --
Early professional writing --
Transitions --
The juveniles for Scribner's --
The "classic" period --
Stranger in a strange land --
The final period.
Series Title: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 42.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Clareson and Joe Sanders ; foreword by Frederik Pohl.

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