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 (hīn′līn, -lĭn), Robert Anson 1907-1988.
American writer of science fiction whose works include Stranger in a Strange Land (1961) and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (1966).
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Noun1.Heinlein - United States writer of science fiction (1907-1988)
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Essays collected range from classics like Robert Heinlein's "On the Writing of Speculative Fiction" and Joanna Russ's "The Image of Women in Science Fiction" to more recent notables like Wendy Pearson's "Alien Cryptographies: The View from Queer" and Stephen Hong Sohn's "Alien/Asian: Imagining the Racialized Future." The gender breakdown of contributors is 2:1 male-female, which if not altogether equable is at least less disparate than many other such volumes (and a notable contrast from a recent reader I looked at that included only two pieces by women scholars).
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Much in the manner of Robert Heinlein's young adult adventure sci-fi, Martians Abroad creates a compelling story for new adults and adults alike, about a girl on the cusp of exploring a world that seems too familiar, but which is a strange new world indeed.
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