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 23 May 2022
Sponsor of the day: David Redd

Reaves, J Michael

(1950-    ) US author who has written at least 100 teleplays, most with fantastic elements, for the children's Saturday-morning market, and who began publishing sf stories with "The Breath of Dragons" for Clarion 3 (anth 1973) edited by Robin Scott Wilson, after attending the previous year's Clarion Science Fiction Writers' Workshop. His first three books were published as by J Michael Reaves, his later books as by Michael Reaves. Much of his work is fantasy, though his ...

Austruy, Henri

(1871-circa 1940) French editor and author whose left-wing politics may have caused his death at the hands of the Nazis. He was not a prolific author, his time mostly taken by his editorship of La Nouvelle Revue from 1913 to 1940, when it was shut down by the occupying forces. Much of that output is sf, including L'Eupantophone (September-December 1904 La Nouvelle Revue; 1905; trans Brian Stableford with added stories as The Eupantophone and Other Stories coll 2014), a Satire on pre-World War ...

Eden of the East

Japanese animated tv series (2009). Original title Higashi no Eden. Production I.G. Written and directed by Kenji Kamiyama. Voice cast includes Hiroshi Arikawa, Saori Hayami, Ryohei Kimura and Sakiko Tamagawa. Eleven 23-minute episodes. Colour. / In the then Near Future of 2011, Saki Morimi (Hayami), a young Japanese tourist, meets a naked and Amnesiac young man (Kimura) outside the White House; he is holding a gun in one hand and a mobile phone in the other. Escapades follow, during which ...

McConaghy, Charlotte

(1988-    ) Australian author much of whose work has been fantasy for Young Adult readers. Her third series, The Cure sequence, beginning with The Fury (2014 ebook) [all volumes later issued in print form], is set in a Near FutureDystopian world where the eponymous Drug, injected annually, eliminates all anger in those subjected to it. But as some form of anger is intimately wedded to other forms of human emotion and conation, the world created is desolate. But love and ...

Steins;Gate

Japanese animated tv series (2011). White Fox. Based on the 2009 Visual Novel / Videogame developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus. Directors include Tomoki Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Ozawa and Kanji Wakabayashi. Written by Jukki Hanada, Toshizo Nemoto and Masahiro Yokotani. Voice cast includes Saori Gotō, Kana Hanazawa, Asami Imai, Mamoru Miyano, Tomokazu Seki and Yukari Tamura. 24 24-minute episodes, plus one OVA. Colour. / Self-proclaimed Mad Scientist Rintarou Okabe (Miyano), with his child-like ...

Clute, John

(1940-    ) Canadian critic, editor and author, in the UK from 1969; married to Judith Clute from 1964, partner of Elizabeth Hand since 1996. His first professional publication was the long sf-tinged poem "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly), though he only began publishing sf reviews in 1964 and sf proper with "A Man Must Die" in New Worlds for November 1966, where much of his earlier criticism also appeared. This criticism, despite some studiously ...



x
This website uses cookies.  More information here. Accept Cookies