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Stranger in a strange land & other works

Baird Searles

Stranger in a strange land & other works

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by Baird Searles

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Published by Cliffs Notes in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heinlein, Robert A. 1907- -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.,
  • Science fiction, American -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCliffs notes on Heinlein"s Stranger in a strange land.
    Statementby Baird Searles ; consulting editor, James L. Roberts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.E288 Z86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5250341M
    ISBN 100822012316
    LC Control Number75322875

    The title Stranger in a Strange Land is a straight-up shout-out to the Bible. In Exodus , Moses names his son Gershom, for "he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land."Wait, what does Moses naming his son have to do with a Martian trying to grasp human culture in the future? Not much on the surface, but the connections between Mike's and Moses' lives ar.   Continuing my roll through Hugo winners, I finally got around to Robert Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land right before Christmas. It’s long been on my to-read list, but I figured I’d eventually find a copy in a used bookstore and waited until that happened to read it, even though I’ve read a few other Heinlein works (Double Star and Starship Troopers, both Hugo winners) and enjoyed.

    By telling the story of a human man raised on Mars, famed American author Robert A. Heinlein’s science fiction novel Stranger in a Strange Land () explores issues of humanity, culture, religion, and sexuality. Among other awards and distinctions, the Library of Congress named the book as one of 88 Books That Shaped America in   The genius of George Prochnik, in his new book Stranger in a Strange Land, is that he surfaces this subtext and makes it his explicit result is an immersive, passionate work that is really two books spliced together Sections of these two tales alternate, creating a meaningful counterpoint, for they are really variations on the same story 3/4(6).

    Review. Stranger in a Strange Land, winner of the Hugo Award, is the story of Valentine Michael Smith, born during, and the only survivor of, the first manned mission to l is raised by Martians, and he arrives on Earth as a true innocent: he has never seen a woman and has no knowledge of Earth's cultures or religions/5(K). A short Robert A. Heinlein biography describes Robert A. Heinlein's life, times, and work. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced Stranger in a Strange Land.


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Stranger in a Strange Land could have been titled more straightforwardly Jesus Christ in pre-hippie America. This hefty book is, in a nutshell, about a Man from Mars (that is: a Man from Heaven), who lands somewhere in the USA, doesnt grok (that is: understand) much about human culture, but starts getting some attention, performs a couple of /5.

Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein, The book was actually retained after a challenge in Mercedes, TX to the book’s adult themes. However, parents were subsequently given more control over what their child was assigned to.

He was a four-time winner of the Hugo Award for his novels Stranger in a Strange Land (), Starship Troopers (), Double Star (), and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (). His Future History series, incorporating both short stories and novels, was first mapped out in /5().

Stranger in a Strange Land Summary. Stranger in a Strange Land chronicles the life and times of Valentine Michael Smith, a man born on the first manned mission to Mars. Unfortunately, everyone on the mission dies except for the wee-baby, Mike, and he is stranded on Mars to be raised by Martians.

My thoughts and opinions on Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein. Stranger in a Strange Land - Book Review Daniel Greene. Book Review | The Little Stranger - Duration. This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Heinlein had several false starts on writing the novel, between other works, but in was finally able to complete a draft to his own satisfaction.

With its challenging, eccentric, and occasionally bizarre philosophies about human sexuality and organized religion, Heinlein was uncertain if he would ever be able to find a publisher for Stranger. This concise supplement to the work of Robert A. Heinlein helps students understand the overall structure of his novels, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.

This volume includes coverage of Stranger in a Strange Land and other works. He was a four-time winner of the Hugo Award for his novels Stranger in a Strange Land (), Starship Troopers (), Double Star (), and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress ().

His Future History series, incorporating both short stories and novels, was first mapped out in /5(93). STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND. STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND is one of the most widely read and influential science fiction novels ever -and it also enjoyed a vast influence beyond the SF world.

It was particularly influential in the hippie and counter-culture world of the s. How many other novels have inspired whole new churches. Stranger in a Strange Land is the most famous science fiction novel ever written.

It became the bible of the "love generation" and transcended the genre to achieve the status of a modern classic. It became the bible of the "love generation" and transcended the genre to achieve the status of a modern classic.

29 discussion posts. Laurel said: I enjoy the writings of Heinlein, Frank Herbert, Anne McCaffrey/Todd McCaffrey, Issac Asimov, Piers Anthony, and many o. Stranger in a Strange Land is an influential novel by Robert A. Heinlein, which won a Hugo written well before the 60's, it was finally published in note because "the time was right".

As a result, it had a huge, huge influence on the sexual and social revolution that followed. Two versions exist: the version originally published inheavily edited (more for length.

To me, Stranger's unusual plot structure is a refreshing departure from the norm, but I understand why a lot of people would feel that the story is meandering or poorly paced. So, yeah, Stranger in a Strange Land has some problems. But the whole alternate lifestyle messiah angle just resonates with me so much, I can't help but love it.

Stranger in a Strange Land So I am currently reading Stranger in a Strange Land by Heinlein and it is the first book I have read by him. My question is this are all of his books as blatantly sexist as this one or is there something about the story I'm misunderstanding.

I'm something of a Heinlein fanatic. But I'm also a movie buff so as I start to write this I find myself at a very unstable equilibrium, one foot firmly planted on the sharpest point of a picket white fence, knee raised in the air like Daniel-so. Stranger in a Strange Land won the Hugo Award for Best Novel and became the first science fiction novel to enter The New York Times Book Review's best-seller list.

Init was included in a Library of Congress exhibition of "Books That Shaped America"/5(K). Stranger in a Strange Land It’s Heinlein’s best known book and it has been in print continuously ever since first publication.

Sitting reading it in the metro the other day, a total.