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Author Franklin, H. Bruce (Howard Bruce), 1934-

Title Robert A. Heinlein : America as science fiction / H. Bruce Franklin.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 1980.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  813 H36R    Check Shelf
Description ix, 232 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Science fiction writers
Science-fiction writers.
Bibliography "Checklist of works by Robert A. Heinlein": pages 214-219.
Bibliography: pages 220-223.
Note Includes index.
Form Also issued online.
Summary Franklin sees Heinlein as a central cultural phenomenon, expressing some of the deepest dreams and nightmares of a rapidly changing society.
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).
Subject Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988.
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988 -- Bibliographie.
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988 -- Biographie.
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988 -- Science -- Fiction.
Other Form: Online version: Franklin, H. Bruce (Howard Bruce), 1934- Robert A. Heinlein. New York : Oxford University Press, 1980 (OCoLC)557774071
ISBN 0195027469
0195027477 paperback
9780195027471 paperback
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