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Robert A. Heinlein

Author: Rafeeq O McGiveron
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2015] ©2015
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
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This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of author, Robert A. Heinlin, considered the "Dean of Science Fiction". Heinlein helped define the genre of science fiction--and more specifically, speculative fiction--as a serious form of social, political, and cultural commentary during the mid-20th century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robert A. Heinlein.
(OCoLC)922373351
Named Person: Robert A Heinlein; Robert A Heinlein
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rafeeq O McGiveron
ISBN: 9781619258273 1619258277
OCLC Number: 922889191
Notes: Edition statement supplied by publisher.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
Contents: On Robert A. Heinlein and his works / Rafeeq O. McGiveron --
From the ocean to the stars : the life of Robert A. Heinlein, 1907-1988 / Gary Westfahl --
Robert A. Heinlein in historical and cultural context / Zahra Jannessari Ladani --
Robert A Heinlein : critical reception / Donald M. Hassler --
Reading the man in the moon : an intersectional analysis of Robert A. Heinlein's The moon is a harsh mistress / Robin Anne Reid --
Mr. Koshchei makes the law : to hell and back in Robert A. Heinlein's :Magic, Inc." and job: a comedy of justice / Rafeeq O. McGiveron --
Early genius : Robert A. Heinlein's stories from 1939 to 1949 / Garyn G. Roberts --
Growing up with Heinlein / John J. Pierce --
"Dishonest work": Heinlein's attitudes toward writing / Gary Westfahl --
Compulsively fruitful : proliferation in the short fiction of Robert A. Heinlein, 1939-1952 / Anna R. McHugh --
"Who wrote the notebook?" Physics, fiction, and the bootstrap paradox / Kristine Larsen --
What Podkayne of Mars says about humans of Earth, or, stranger in a strange reading practice land / Marleen S. Barr --
"Locked in somewhere safe" : Robert A. Heinlein and the bomb shelter / Rafeeq O. McGiveron --
"There ain't no such thing as a free lunch": supply-side economics in The Moon is a harsh mistress / Wolf Forrest --
Robert A. Heinlein : building and defending the empire / C. W. Sullivan III --
Finding answers in Stranger in a strange land / Ira Halpern.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Rafeeq O. McGiveron.

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