Walter M. Miller, Jr.

A Reference Guide to His Fiction and His Life


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About the Book

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.

About the Author(s)

William H. Roberson is professor and head librarian at the Brentwood Campus of Long Island University. He is the author of a number of books and his articles have appeared in Critique, Great Lakes Review, RQ, and Bulletin of Bibliography.

Bibliographic Details

William H. Roberson
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 218
Bibliographic Info: chronology, bibliographies, index
Copyright Date: 2011
pISBN: 978-0-7864-6361-9
eISBN: 978-0-7864-8710-3
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      ix

Preface      1

Chronology      3

The Reference Guide      5

Works by Walter M. Miller, Jr.      193

Works About Walter M. Miller, Jr.      195

General Bibliography      198

Index      201