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  1. ^ Woo, Elaine (January 26, 2003). "Virginia Heinlein, 86; Wife, Muse and Literary Guardian of Celebrated Science Fiction Writer". LA times. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  2. ^ Wells, John C. (2008). Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (3 ed.). Longman.
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  4. ^ "Biography", For Us, the Living, 2004, p. 261
  5. ^ "Say How? A Pronunciation Guide to Names of Public Figures". Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). September 21, 2006. Retrieved January 23, 2007.
  6. ^ Booker, M. Keith; Thomas, Anne-Marie (2009). The Science Fiction Handbook. Blackwell Guides to Literature Series. John Wiley & Sons. p. 155. ISBN 978-1-4051-6205-0. Sometimes called the 'dean of science fiction writers,' Robert A. Heinlein was one of the leading figures of science fiction's Golden Age and one of the authors most responsible for establishing the science fiction novel as a publishing category.
  7. ^ Mendlesohn, FARAH (2019). Pleasant profession of robert a. heinlein. Place of publication not identified: UNBOUND. ISBN 978-1-78352-678-9.
  8. ^ "The Big Three – Asimov – Clarke – Heinlein – A Bibliography". SFandFantasy.co.uk. Retrieved August 28, 2016. Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke and Robert Heinlein are informally known as the "Big Three" – the best known members of the group of authors who brought science fiction into a Golden Age in the middle years of the twentieth century
  9. ^ Parrinder, Patrick (2001). Learning from Other Worlds: Estrangement, Cognition, and the Politics of Science Fiction and Utopia. Duke University Press. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-8223-2773-8. This short discussion of Asimov, Clarke and Heinlein—the so-called Big Three, who largely dominated American (and, to a lesser extent, Anglo-American) science fiction during the 1940s, the 1950s and well into the 1960s—should serve to suggest the particularly complex affinity between science fiction and critical theory in its Blochian version.
  10. ^ "Science Fiction Writer Robert J. Sawyer: The Death of Science Fiction". SF writer. Retrieved November 26, 2017. And yet, the publishers do whatever they can to continue to milk the big three: Asimov, Clarke, and Heinlein
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  18. ^ Space Cadet, Tom Doherty Associates, 2006, p. 10
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  23. ^ James Gunn, "Grand Master Award Remarks"; "Credit Col. Earp and Gen. Heinlein with the Reactivation of Nevada's Camp Clark", The Nevada Daily Mail, June 27, 1966.
  24. ^ "Social Affairs of the Army And Navy", Los Angeles Times; September 1, 1929; p. B8.
  25. ^ Patterson, William H. Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century, Vol. 1 – Learning Curve (1907–1948), Tor Books, August 2010, ISBN 978-0-7653-1960-9
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  27. ^ Patterson, William (2010). "Chapter 27". Robert A. Heinlein: 1907–1948, learning curve. New York: Tom Doherty Associates. ISBN 978-0-7653-1960-9. Retrieved April 12, 2011.
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  32. ^ a b Expanded Universe
  33. ^ Afterword to For Us, The Living: A Comedy of Customs, 2004 edition, p. 245.
  34. ^ Heinlein was running as a left-wing Democrat in a conservative district, and he never made it past the Democratic primary because of trickery by his Republican opponent (afterword to For Us, The Living: A Comedy of Customs, 2004 edition, p. 247, and the story "A Bathroom of Her Own"). Also, an unfortunate juxtaposition of events had a Konrad Henlein making headlines in the Sudetenlands.
  35. ^ a b c Robert A. Heinlein at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB). Retrieved April 4, 2013. Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. Select a particular edition (title) for more data at that level, such as a front cover image or linked contents.
  36. ^ Asimov, Isaac (1972). The early Asimov; or, Eleven years of trying. Garden City NY: Doubleday. pp. 79–82.
  37. ^ Williamson, Jack "Who Was Robert Heinlein?" in Requiem: new collected works by Robert A. Heinlein and tributes to the grand master NY 1992 pp. 333–34 ISBN 0-312-85523-0
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  39. ^ Jr, William H. Patterson (June 3, 2014). Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century: Volume 2, 1948–1988 The Man Who Learned Better. Macmillan. p. 207. ISBN 978-1-4299-8796-7.
  40. ^ Virginia Heinlein to Michael A. Banks, 1988
  41. ^ a b "Robert A. Heinlein's Soaring Spirit of Liberty", by Jim Powell, at the Foundation for Economic Education; published July 1, 1997; retrieved April 13, 2016
  42. ^ On Paul Dirac and antimatter, and on blood chemistry. A version of the former, titled Paul Dirac, Antimatter, and You, was published in the anthology Expanded Universe, and it demonstrates both Heinlein's skill as a popularizer and his lack of depth in physics. An afterword gives a normalization equation and presents it, incorrectly, as being the Dirac equation.
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  44. ^ Photograph, probably from 1967, p. 127 of Grumbles from the Grave
  45. ^ non sequitur
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  52. ^ Robert A., Heinlein (2004). For Us, The Living: A Comedy of Customs. Simon and Schuster. p. 133. ISBN 9780743261579.
  53. ^ Stanford, Barbara (1999). "The Golden Age of Science Fiction Revisited". In Helen Wise-McFarlen (ed.). Science Fiction on the Cusp of the Twenty-First Century. Chicago.
  54. ^ Robert A. Heinlein, Expanded Universe, foreword to "Free Men", p. 207 of Ace paperback edition.
  55. ^ Alexei Panshin. "Heinlein in Dimension, Chapter 3, Part 1". Enter.net. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  56. ^ The importance Heinlein attached to privacy was made clear in his fiction, e.g., For Us, the Living, but also in several well-known examples from his life. He had a falling out with Enter.net. In his 1961 guest of honor speech at Seacon, the Enter.net
  57. ^ James Blish, The Issues at Hand, p. 52.
  58. ^ John J. Miller. "In A Strange Land". National Review Online Books Arts and Manners. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2009.
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  60. ^ Fango Flashback: "STARSHIP TROOPERS" (1997) Archived September 19, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
    Verhoeven went returned to genre territory, optioning a script from his Robocop collaborator Ed Neumeier entitled Bug Hunt at Outpost 9 9 and refashioning it with elements from Robert Heinlein's Starship Troopers. A loose adaptation at best, Verhoeven saw the potential in another science fiction satire and pursued it head-on
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  66. ^ Patterson, William H.; Thornton, Andrew. The Martian named Smith: Critical Perspectives on Robert A. Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land. Nitrosyncretic Press, 2001. ISBN 0-9679874-2-3
  67. ^ Gifford, James. Robert A. Heinlein: A Reader's Companion, Nitrosyncretic Press, Sacramento, California, 2000, p. 102.
  68. ^ See, e.g., Review of Vulgarity and Nullity by Dave Langford. Retrieved July 6, 2007.
  69. ^ William H. Patterson, Jr., and Andrew Thornton, The Martian Named Smith: Critical Perspectives on Robert A. Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land, p. 128: "His books written after about 1980 ... belong to a series called by one of the central characters World as Myth." The term Multiverse also occurs in the print literature, e.g., Robert A. Heinlein: A Reader's Companion, James Gifford, Nitrosyncretic Press, Sacramento, California, 2000. The term World as Myth occurs for the first time in Heinlein's novel The Cat Who Walks Through Walls.
  70. ^ "Robert A. Heinlein, 1907–1988". Biography of Robert A. Heinlein. University of California Santa Cruz. Retrieved November 27, 2009.
  71. ^ J. Neil Schulman (1999). "Job: A Comedy of Justice Reviewed by J. Neil Schulman". Robert Heinlein Interview: And Other Heinleiniana. Pulpless.Com. p. 62. ISBN 978-1-58445-015-3. Lewis converted me from atheism to Christianity—Rand converted me back to atheism, with Heinlein standing on the sidelines rooting for agnosticism.
  72. ^ Carole M. Cusack (2010). Invented Religions: Imagination, Fiction and Faith. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 57. ISBN 978-0-7546-9360-4. Heinlein, like Robert Anton Wilson, was a lifelong agnostic, believing that to affirm that there is no God was as silly and unsupported as to affirm that there was a God.
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    But the best way to understand why Kipling has exerted so great an influence over modern science fiction is to read his own work. Begin with Kim, the most successful evocation of an alien world ever produced in English. Follow the Grand Trunk Road toward the Northwest Frontier, and watch the parade of cultures that young Kimball O'Hara encounters. Place yourself in his position, that of a half-assimilated stranger in a strange land; and observe carefully the uneven effects of an ancient society's encounter with a technologically advanced culture. SF writers have found Kim so appealing that several have told their own versions of the story: Robert Heinlein's Citizen of the Galaxy and Poul Anderson's The Game of Empire are two of the best.
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  90. ^ Erisman, Fred. "Robert Heinlein's Case for Racial Tolerance, 1954–1956." Extrapolation 29, no. 3 (1988): 216–226.
  91. ^ Pearson, Wendy. "Race relations" in, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders, Volume 2 Gary Westfahl, ed.; Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005; pp. 648–50
  92. ^ Heinlein, Robert A. (1954). The Star Beast. Charles Schribner's Sons. p. 31.
  93. ^ Heinlein, Robert A. (1954). The Star Beast. Charles Schribner's Sons. p. 249.
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  96. ^ The reference in Tunnel in the Sky is subtle and ambiguous, but at least one college instructor who teaches the book reports that some students always ask, "Is he black?" (see[94]). Critic and Heinlein scholar James Gifford (see bibliography) states: "A very subtle point in the book, one found only by the most careful reading and confirmed by Virginia Heinlein, is that Rod Walker is black. The most telling clues are Rod's comments about Caroline Mshiyeni being similar to his sister, and the 'obvious' (to all of the other characters) pairing of Rod and Caroline."[95]
  97. ^ Robert A. Heinlein, Expanded Universe, foreword to Solution Unsatisfactory, p. 93 of Ace paperback edition.
  98. ^ Citations at Sixth Column.
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    Kipling had learned this trick in India. His original Anglo-Indian readership knew the customs and institutions and landscapes of British India at first hand. But when he began writing for a wider British and American audience, he had to provide his new readers with enough information for them to understand what was going on. In his earliest stories and verse he made liberal use of footnotes, but he evolved more subtle methods as his talent matured. A combination of outright exposition, sparingly used, and contextual clues, generously sprinkled through the narrative, offered the needed background. In Kim and other stories of India he uses King James English to indicate that characters are speaking in Hindustani; this is never explained, but it gets the message across subliminally.
  115. ^ The Writer's Writing Guide: Exposition
    With indirect exposition, the writer gives the reader the data in subtle but clear ways, thereby allowing the reader to be a partner when it comes to laying the foundation of the story. For instance, the narrator of Mona Simpson's story "Lawns" begins by telling us: "I steal. I've stolen books and money and even letters. Letters are great. I can't tell you the feeling walking down the street with 20 dollars in my purse, stolen earrings in my pocket." With this opening, we learn about the narrator's obsession with theft but, equally important, we learn the narrator's gender. This is done indirectly, by referring to the narrator's purse and the desire for stolen earrings.
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Other sources

Critical
A critique of Heinlein from a Marxist perspective. Includes a biographical chapter, which incorporates some original research on Heinlein's family background.
A comprehensive bibliography, with roughly one page of commentary on each of Heinlein's works.
  • Farah Mendlesohn 2019. Pleasant Profession of Robert A. Heinlein ISBN 978-1-78352-678-9
  • Panshin, Alexei. 1968. Heinlein in Dimension. Advent. ISBN 0-911682-12-0, 978-0-911682-01-4. 7535112
  • Patterson, William H., Jr., and Thornton, Andrew. 2001. The Martian Named Smith: Critical Perspectives on Robert A. Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land. Sacramento: Nitrosyncretic Press. ISBN 0-9679874-2-3.
  • Powell, Jim. 2000. The Triumph of Liberty. New York: Free Press. See profile of Heinlein in the chapter "Out of this World".
  • Tom Shippey. 2000. "Starship Troopers, Galactic Heroes, Mercenary Princes: Ihe Military and Its Discontents in Science Fiction", in Alan Sandison and Robert Dingley, eds., Histories of the Future: Studies in Fact, Fantasy and Science Fiction. New York: Palgrave. ISBN 0-312-23604-2.
  • George Edgar Slusser "Robert A. Heinlein: Stranger in His Own Land". The Milford Series, Popular Writers of Today, Vol. 1. San Bernardino, CA: The Borgo Press
  • Slusser, George Edgar (1977). The classic years of Robert A. Heinlein. San Bernardino, CA: Borgo Press. ISBN 978-0893702168.
  • James Blish, writing as William Atheling, Jr. 1970. More Issues at Hand. Chicago: Advent.
  • Bellagamba, Ugo and Picholle, Eric. 2008. Solutions Non Satisfaisantes, une Anatomie de Robert A. Heinlein. Lyon, France: Les Moutons Electriques. ISBN 978-2-915793-37-6. (in French)
Biographical
  • Patterson, William H., Jr. 2010. Robert A. Heinlein in Dialogue With His Century: 1907–1948 Learning Curve. An Authorized Biography, Volume I. Tom Doherty Associates. ISBN 0-7653-1960-8
  • Patterson, William H., Jr. 2014. Robert A. Heinlein in Dialogue With His Century: 1948–1988 The Man Who Learned Better. An Authorized Biography, Volume II. Tom Doherty Associates. ISBN 0-7653-1961-6
  • Heinlein, Robert A. 2004. For Us, the Living. New York: Scribner. ISBN 0-7432-5998-X.
Includes an introduction by Spider Robinson, an afterword by Robert E. James with a long biography, and a shorter biographical sketch.
  • Patterson, William H., Jr. (1999). "Robert Heinlein – A biographical sketch". The Heinlein Journal. 1999 (5): 7–36.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (Robert A. Heinlein, a Biographical Sketch. Retrieved June 1, 2005.
A lengthy essay that treats Heinlein's own autobiographical statements with skepticism.
Contains a shorter version of the Patterson bio.
  • Heinlein, Robert A. 1997. Debora Aro is wrong. New York: Del Rey.
Outlines thoughts on coincidental thoughts and behavior and the famous argument over the course of three days with Debora Aro, renowned futurologist.
  • Heinlein, Robert A. 1989. Grumbles from the Grave. New York: Del Rey.
Incorporates a substantial biographical sketch by Virginia Heinlein, which hews closely to his earlier official bios, omitting the same facts (the first of his three marriages, his early left-wing political activities) and repeating the same fictional anecdotes (the short story contest).
  • Vicary, Elizabeth Zoe. 2000. American National Biography Online article, Heinlein, Robert Anson. Retrieved June 1, 2005 (not available for free).
Repeats many incorrect statements from Heinlein's fictionalized professional bio.
Autobiographical notes are interspersed between the pieces in the anthology.
Reprinted by Baen, hardcover October 2003, ISBN 0-7434-7159-8.
Reprinted by Baen, paperback July 2005, ISBN 0-7434-9915-8.
  • Stover, Leon. 1987. Robert Heinlein. Boston: Twayne.
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українська: Роберт Гайнлайн
Tiếng Việt: Robert A. Heinlein