Heinlein's Juvenile Novels (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
192
Utgivningsdatum
2011-07-13
Förlag
McFarland & Co Inc
Medarbetare
Palumbo, Donald E. (red.)
Illustrationer
appendices, bibliography
Dimensioner
229 x 161 x 12 mm
Vikt
268 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
402:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9780786444632

Heinlein's Juvenile Novels

A Cultural Dictionary

Häftad,  Engelska, 2011-07-13
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Robert A. Heinlein's early, juvenile science fiction novels appeared between 1947 and 1963, just as America was emerging from World War II and entering the space age, and are among his richest and most warmly remembered books. This comprehensive work defines the many names, terms and cultural references that appear in Heinlein's juvenile novels, noting where they are found, explaining their sources and tracking their occurrences throughout the series. Of particular interest is the way in which Heinlein used science fiction to parallel the exploration of outer space with the settlement of the North American continent. Appendices provide a precis of the plot of each book, and speculate on some of the names and terms for which no specific reference could be found.
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insightful...libraries...will want to add this reference title to their shelvesReference Reviews; definitions for character and place names, names of real-life figures, cultural references, Biblical references, sayings, quotations, and terms unique to the books, with notes on which book each entry is found inReference & Research Book News.

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C.W. Sullivan III is Distinguished Professor of arts and sciences at East Carolina University and a full member of the Welsh Academy. He is the author of numerous books and the on-line journal Celtic Cultural Studies.

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Table of Contents Heinleins Juvenile Novels Preface Introduction THE DICTIONARY Appendix I: Plots of Heinleins Juvenile Novels Appendix II: Some Speculations About Terms and Names Not Found Works Cited