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The Pleasant Profession of Robert A. Heinlein

Author: Farah Mendlesohn
Publisher: London : Unbound, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The definitive study of the SF giant's life and work, from Hugo Award-winning critic and historian Farah Mendlesohn.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Mendlesohn, Farah
The Pleasant Profession of Robert A. Heinlein
La Vergne : Unbound,c2019
Named Person: Robert A Heinlein; Robert A Heinlein; Robert A Heinlein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Farah Mendlesohn
ISBN: 1783526807 9781783526802
OCLC Number: 1083034715
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (313 p.)
Contents: Intro; Title; By the Same Author; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Biography; Chapter 2: Heinlein's Narrative Arc; Chapter 3: Technique; Chapter 4: Rhetoric; Chapter 5: Heinlein and Civic Society; Chapter 6: Heinlein and the Civic Revolution; Chapter 7: Racism, Anti-Racism and the Construction of Civic Society; Chapter 8: The Right Ordering of Self; Chapter 9: Heinlein's Gendered Self; Epilogue: The Cat Who Walked Through Genres; Appendix 1: The Pattern of Publication; Appendix 2: Names from Starship Troopers First Publications of Heinlein's Fiction (In Chronological Order)Selected Non-Fiction by Robert A. Heinlein; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; A Note on the Author; Index; Supporters; Copyright

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'An insightful addition to the academic study and appreciation of Heinlein's body of work... does a fantastic job of looking at the major themes of Heinlein's career. 9*' Starburst magazine 'The kind Read more...

 
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