"Sixth Column"

Title"Sixth Column"
Year for Search1941
Authors[Heinlein], [Robert Anson](1907-88)
Tertiary AuthorsMacDonald, Anson [pseud.]
Secondary TitleAstounding Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition26.5 - 27.1
Pagination9-41; 117-55; 127-34, 136-38, 140-55
Date PublishedJanuary - March 1941
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia and the revolt against it. The United States had been invaded by an Asian army and only six people were left alive in a U. S. military research establishment. They manage to defeat the invaders. 1943 Leiber is something of a response.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as by Robert A[nson] Heinlein. Sixth Column: A Science Fiction Novel of Strange Intrigue. New York: Gnome, 1949; and as The Day After Tomorrow. New York: New American Library, 1949. Rpt. as Sixth Column as vol. 30 of The Virginia Edition of his works. Houston, TX: The Virginia Edition, 2007; and as Sixth Column. New York Baen, 2012 with an “Introduction” by William H. Patterson (v-vii) and an “Afterword” by Tom Kratman (173-83).

Title Note

The Day After Tomorrow. New York: New American Library, 1949.

Pseudonym

Anson MacDonald [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1907-88)

Full Text

1941 [Heinlein, Robert Anson] (1907-88). “Sixth Column.” By Anson MacDonald [pseud.]. Astounding Science Fiction (New York) 26.5 - 27.1 (January - March 1941): 9-41; 117-55; 127-34, 136-38, 140-55. Rpt. as by Robert A[nson] Heinlein. Sixth Column: A Science Fiction Novel of Strange Intrigue. New York: Gnome, 1949; and as The Day After Tomorrow. New York: New American Library, 1949. Rpt. as Sixth Column as vol. 30 of The Virginia Edition of his works. Houston, TX: The Virginia Edition, 2007; and as Sixth Column. New York Baen, 2012 with an “Introduction” by William H. Patterson (v-vii) and an “Afterword” by Tom Kratman (173-83). Merril, PSt

Authoritarian dystopia and the revolt against it. The United States had been invaded by an Asian army and only six people were left alive in a U. S. military research establishment. They manage to defeat the invaders. 1943 Leiber is something of a response.