Search SFE    Search EoF

  Omit cross-reference entries  

Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Fourth Edition. Some sample entries appear below. Click here for the Introduction; here for the masthead; here for Acknowledgments; here for the FAQ; here for advice on citations. Find entries via the search box above (more details here) or browse the menu categories in the grey bar at the top of this page.

Site updated on 17 August 2022
Sponsor of the day: Andy Richards of Cold Tonnage Books

Endore, S Guy

(1900-1970) US author, film scriptwriter and translator, some of whose realistic Fantasy novels can in a marginal sense be considered as sf (see Psychology). The best known is The Werewolf of Paris (1933), set in the shambles of 1871 Paris, where a French soldier is succumbing to lycanthropy (see Werewolves); this represents on a human scale the civic trauma of the body politic as the Commune falls, dramatizing the transgressive implications of such traumas; it was filmed as The Curse of the ...

Sacranie, Raj

(1950-1998) UK poet, journalist and author of a collection of short Space Operas, Stories from Outer Space (coll 1979 chap), none previously published. [JC]

Wall, A

(1828-1906) UK author, almost certainly the Victorian writer on photography, actor, playwright, journalist and painter Andrew Henry Wall, who also served as the Librarian of the Shakespeare Memorial Library in Stratford. He is the author of two novels of some sf interest: A Romance of N'Shabé: Being a Record of Startling Adventures in South Central Africa (1891) with Andrew A Anderson, set in Zimbabwe, where the last descendants of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba demonstrate to their ...

Jonny Quest

1. Animated tv series (1964-1965; vt The Adventures of Jonny Quest). Hanna-Barbera Productions/Screen Gems/Warner Brothers Television for ABC-TV. Created and designed by Doug Wildey. Directed by William Hanna, Joseph Barbera. Writers included Walter Black, Joanna Lee, Wildey, Herbert Finn, and Alex Lovy. Cast includes Danny Bravo, Cathy Lewis, Tim Matheson, Don Messick, Vic Perrin, Mike Road and John Stephenson. 26 25-minute episodes. Colour. / Eleven-year-old Jonathan "Jonny" Quest ...

Donne, Hamilton

A House Name of John Spencer & Co, appearing on several short stories in this publisher's poorly-regarded pocketbook magazines Futuristic Science Stories, Tales of Tomorrow and Worlds of Fantasy. It was used three times by Norman A Lazenby and once by John F Watt (?   -    ) (see Karl Zeigfreid). [DRL]

Robinson, Roger

(1943-    ) UK computer programmer, bibliographer and publisher, active in UK Fandom for many years. The Writings of Henry Kenneth Bulmer (1983 chap; rev 1984 chap) is an exhaustive Bibliography of one of the most prolific sf writers, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its listing of Pseudonyms. Criticized at first for its failure to annotate its findings – so that, for instance, pseudonyms used for sf could not be ...

This website uses cookies.  More information here. Accept Cookies