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Robert A. Heinlein : America as science fiction

Author: H Bruce Franklin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1980.
Series: Science-fiction writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Franklin sees Heinlein as a central cultural phenomenon, expressing some of the deepest dreams and nightmares of a rapidly changing society.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Franklin, H. Bruce (Howard Bruce), 1934-
Robert A. Heinlein.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1980
(OCoLC)557774071
Named Person: Robert A Heinlein; Heinlein; Heinlein; Heinlein; Robert A Heinlein; Robert A Heinlein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Bruce Franklin
ISBN: 0195027469 9780195027464 0195027477 9780195027471
OCLC Number: 6196643
Description: ix, 232 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Robert A. Heinlein: his time and place --
From Depression into World War II: the early fiction --
New frontiers: 1947-59. The last frontier: escape into space ; Fables for the youth of the fifties: the juvenile series ; For those with no exit ; The end of an era: Starship troopers, and "All you zombies--" --
A voice of the 1960s. Stranger in a strange land (1961) ; Podkayne of Mars (1962-63) ; Glory road (1963) ; Farnham's freehold (1964) ; "Free men" and, The moon is a harsh mistress (1965-66) --
The private worlds of the 1970s. I will fear no evil (1970) ; Time enough for love: The lives of Lazarus Long (1973) --
Apocalypse now: The number of the beast--
(1980).
Series Title: Science-fiction writers.
Responsibility: H. Bruce Franklin.

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Franklin sees Heinlein as a central cultural phenomenon, expressing some of the deepest dreams and nightmares of a rapidly changing society.

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