Walter M Miller Jr

Author: William H. Roberson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786487100
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Walter M. Miller, Jr., was one of the twentieth century’s leading science fiction writers, a two-time Hugo Award winner and author of the classic novels A Canticle for Leibowitz and Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman. This comprehensive literary guide provides more than 1,500 alphabetically arranged entries on Miller’s life and body of work. It includes summaries of his two novels and all of his shorter works, character descriptions, explanations of the literary, cultural, historical, and religious allusions found in the works, as well as translations of all foreign words and phrases. This guide is meant to inform both scholarly and popular readings of Miller’s work.

A study guide for Walter M Miller Jr s A Canticle For Leibowitz

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410321177
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A study guide for Walter M. Miller Jr.'s "A Canticle For Leibowitz", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.


Author: Rose Secrest
Publisher: University Press of Amer
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A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr. is now required reading in many high school and college literature courses. Glorificemus is a reader's guide to this popular science fiction novel. In addition to evaluating the literary elements and themes of Miller's fiction, this study also provides the reader with a bibliography, plot summaries of the short stories, translations, a map, and other helpful guides to the fiction of Walter M. Miller, Jr.

Cold War The Essential Reference Guide

Author: James R. Arnold
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610690044
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today. This insightful single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period. • Several analytical essays by prominent historians, plus 85 additional A–Z reference entries about conflicts, incidents, leaders, and issues • 35 examples of relevant primary source documents, including speeches, treaties, policy statements, and letters, such as the Marshall Plan and Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech • A detailed chronology of important events that occurred before, during, and after the Cold War • Numerous maps and images of key leaders and events • A comprehensive bibliography of print resources

Beyond Armageddon

Author: Walter M. Miller
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803283152
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Twenty-one short stories explore the nature of life in the aftermath of a nuclear war, in an anthology that features works by such distinguished science fiction authors as Arthur C. Clarke, Poul Anderson, Ray Bradbury, J. G. Ballard, Robert Sheckley, Roger Zelazny, and Harlan Ellison. Reprint.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Reference Index 1992 1995

Author: Halbert W. Hall
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563085275
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This ambitious work provides single-point, unified access to some of the most significant books, articles, and news reports in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres. Entries are arranged in two sections-author (subarranged by title) and subject-and may have up to 50 subject terms assigned. No other reference tool addresses the secondary literature of this fast-growing and dynamic field with such in-depth subject coverage as this work, nor approaches its breadth of coverage. Aimed at academic libraries, large public libraries, some school and medium-sized public libraries, and individual scholars, this index supplements Science Fiction and Fantasy Reference Index: 1985-1991 (Libraries Unlimited, 1993) and Science Fiction and Fantasy Reference Index: 1878-1984 (Gale Research, 1987).

Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman

Author: Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553380796
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The sequel to "A Canticle for Leibowitz" continues its chronicle of life in America after World War III, in a tale of the survival of the human spirit.