Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

John Clute

Index John Clute

John Frederick Clute (born 12 September 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969. [1]

70 relations: A. E. van Vogt, Alfred Bester, Allison & Busby, Allusion, Artificial intelligence, Bachelor of Arts, Canada, Canadians, Cholesterol, Colin Greenland, David Langford, David Pringle, DePauw University, Elizabeth Hand, England, Fantasy literature, Gordon R. Dickson, Harlan Ellison, Hugo Award, Hugo Award for Best Related Work, Incest, Interzone (magazine), Jabberwocky, John Grant (author), King Kong (1933 film), King Kong (2005 film), Lewis Carroll, Liverpool University Press, Locus (magazine), Los Angeles Times, Malcolm Edwards, Metaphor, Naked Lunch, New Worlds (magazine), New York University, Omni (magazine), Pamela Zoline, Paul Di Filippo, Periphrasis, Peter Jackson, Peter Nicholls (writer), Pilgrim Award, Polemic, Postmodern literature, R. A. Lafferty, Revenge play, Roz Kaveney, Samuel Johnson, Science fiction, Science Fiction Research Association, ..., Science Fiction Studies, Sense of wonder, SF Site, Space opera, Speculative fiction, St. Martin's Press, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Syfy, The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, The New York Review of Science Fiction, The Observer, The Times Literary Supplement, The Washington Post, Tribune (magazine), TriQuarterly, United States, William S. Burroughs, 72nd World Science Fiction Convention. Expand index (20 more) »

A. E. van Vogt

Alfred Elton van Vogt (April 26, 1912 – January 26, 2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author.

New!!: John Clute and A. E. van Vogt · See more »

Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester (December 18, 1913 – September 30, 1987) was an American science fiction author, TV and radio scriptwriter, magazine editor and scripter for comic strips and comic books.

New!!: John Clute and Alfred Bester · See more »

Allison & Busby

Allison & Busby (A & B) is a publishing house based in London established by Clive Allison and Margaret Busby in 1967.

New!!: John Clute and Allison & Busby · See more »


Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context.

New!!: John Clute and Allusion · See more »

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.

New!!: John Clute and Artificial intelligence · See more »

Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.

New!!: John Clute and Bachelor of Arts · See more »


Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

New!!: John Clute and Canada · See more »


Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.

New!!: John Clute and Canadians · See more »


Cholesterol (from the Ancient Greek chole- (bile) and stereos (solid), followed by the chemical suffix -ol for an alcohol) is an organic molecule.

New!!: John Clute and Cholesterol · See more »

Colin Greenland

Colin Greenland (born 17 May 1954 in Dover, Kent, England) is a British science fiction writer, whose first story won the second prize in a 1982 Faber & Faber competition.

New!!: John Clute and Colin Greenland · See more »

David Langford

David Rowland Langford (born 10 April 1953) is a British author, editor and critic, largely active within the science fiction field.

New!!: John Clute and David Langford · See more »

David Pringle

David Pringle (born 1 March 1950) is a Scottish science fiction editor.

New!!: John Clute and David Pringle · See more »

DePauw University

DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, is a private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students.

New!!: John Clute and DePauw University · See more »

Elizabeth Hand

Elizabeth Hand (born March 29, 1957) is an American writer.

New!!: John Clute and Elizabeth Hand · See more »


England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

New!!: John Clute and England · See more »

Fantasy literature

Fantasy literature is literature set in an imaginary universe, often but not always without any locations, events, or people from the real world.

New!!: John Clute and Fantasy literature · See more »

Gordon R. Dickson

Gordon Rupert Dickson (November 1, 1923 – January 31, 2001) was a Canadian-American science fiction writer.

New!!: John Clute and Gordon R. Dickson · See more »

Harlan Ellison

Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality.

New!!: John Clute and Harlan Ellison · See more »

Hugo Award

The Hugo Awards are a set of literary awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

New!!: John Clute and Hugo Award · See more »

Hugo Award for Best Related Work

The Hugo Awards are given every year by the World Science Fiction Society for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

New!!: John Clute and Hugo Award for Best Related Work · See more »


Incest is sexual activity between family members or close relatives.

New!!: John Clute and Incest · See more »

Interzone (magazine)

Interzone is a British fantasy and science fiction magazine.

New!!: John Clute and Interzone (magazine) · See more »


"Jabberwocky" is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll about the killing of a creature named "the Jabberwock".

New!!: John Clute and Jabberwocky · See more »

John Grant (author)

John Grant (born 22 November 1949) is a Scottish writer and editor of science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction.

New!!: John Clute and John Grant (author) · See more »

King Kong (1933 film)

King Kong is a 1933 American NR pre-Code monster adventure film directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.

New!!: John Clute and King Kong (1933 film) · See more »

King Kong (2005 film)

King Kong is a 2005 epic monster adventure film co-written, produced, and directed by Peter Jackson.

New!!: John Clute and King Kong (2005 film) · See more »

Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer.

New!!: John Clute and Lewis Carroll · See more »

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool University Press, founded in 1899, is the third oldest university press in England after Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press.

New!!: John Clute and Liverpool University Press · See more »

Locus (magazine)

Locus: The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is an American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California.

New!!: John Clute and Locus (magazine) · See more »

Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

New!!: John Clute and Los Angeles Times · See more »

Malcolm Edwards

Malcolm John Edwards (born 3 December 1949) is a British editor and critic in the science fiction field.

New!!: John Clute and Malcolm Edwards · See more »


A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect.

New!!: John Clute and Metaphor · See more »

Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch (sometimes The Naked Lunch) is a novel by American writer William S. Burroughs, originally published in 1959.

New!!: John Clute and Naked Lunch · See more »

New Worlds (magazine)

New Worlds was a British science fiction magazine that began in 1936 as a fanzine called Novae Terrae.

New!!: John Clute and New Worlds (magazine) · See more »

New York University

New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.

New!!: John Clute and New York University · See more »

Omni (magazine)

Omni was a science and science fiction magazine published in the US and the UK.

New!!: John Clute and Omni (magazine) · See more »

Pamela Zoline

Pamela Zoline or Pamela Lifton-Zoline (born in Chicago in 1941) is a writer and painter living in the United States in Telluride, Colorado.

New!!: John Clute and Pamela Zoline · See more »

Paul Di Filippo

Paul Di Filippo (born October 29, 1954 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island) is an American science fiction writer.

New!!: John Clute and Paul Di Filippo · See more »


In linguistics, periphrasis is the usage of multiple separate words to carry the meaning of prefixes, suffixes or verbs, among other things, where either would be possible.

New!!: John Clute and Periphrasis · See more »

Peter Jackson

Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer.

New!!: John Clute and Peter Jackson · See more »

Peter Nicholls (writer)

Peter Douglas Nicholls (8 March 1939 – 6 March 2018) was an Australian literary scholar and critic.

New!!: John Clute and Peter Nicholls (writer) · See more »

Pilgrim Award

The Pilgrim Award is presented by the Science Fiction Research Association for Lifetime Achievement in the field of science fiction scholarship.

New!!: John Clute and Pilgrim Award · See more »


A polemic is contentious rhetoric that is intended to support a specific position by aggressive claims and undermining of the opposing position.

New!!: John Clute and Polemic · See more »

Postmodern literature

Postmodern literature is literature characterized by reliance on narrative techniques such as fragmentation, paradox, and the unreliable narrator; and is often (though not exclusively) defined as a style or a trend which emerged in the post–World War II era.

New!!: John Clute and Postmodern literature · See more »

R. A. Lafferty

Raphael Aloysius Lafferty (November 7, 1914March 18, 2002) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer known for his original use of language, metaphor, and narrative structure, as well as for his etymological wit.

New!!: John Clute and R. A. Lafferty · See more »

Revenge play

The revenge tragedy, or revenge play, is a dramatic genre in which the protagonist seeks revenge for an imagined or actual injury.

New!!: John Clute and Revenge play · See more »

Roz Kaveney

Roz Kaveney (born 9 July 1949) is a British writer, critic, and poet, best known for her critical works about pop culture and for being a core member of the Midnight Rose collective.

New!!: John Clute and Roz Kaveney · See more »

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.

New!!: John Clute and Samuel Johnson · See more »

Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

New!!: John Clute and Science fiction · See more »

Science Fiction Research Association

The Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA), founded in 1970, is the oldest, non-profit professional organization committed to encouraging, facilitating, and rewarding the study of science fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media.

New!!: John Clute and Science Fiction Research Association · See more »

Science Fiction Studies

Science Fiction Studies (SFS) is an academic journal founded in 1973 by R. D. Mullen.

New!!: John Clute and Science Fiction Studies · See more »

Sense of wonder

A sense of wonder is an intellectual and emotional state frequently invoked in discussions of science fiction.

New!!: John Clute and Sense of wonder · See more »

SF Site

SF Site is a science fiction online magazine edited by Rodger Turner.

New!!: John Clute and SF Site · See more »

Space opera

Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles, chivalric romance, and risk-taking.

New!!: John Clute and Space opera · See more »

Speculative fiction

Speculative fiction is an umbrella genre encompassing narrative fiction with supernatural and/or futuristic elements.

New!!: John Clute and Speculative fiction · See more »

St. Martin's Press


New!!: John Clute and St. Martin's Press · See more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (also known as Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens) is a 2015 American epic space opera film produced, co-written and directed by J. J. Abrams.

New!!: John Clute and Star Wars: The Force Awakens · See more »


Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

New!!: John Clute and Syfy · See more »

The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

The Encyclopedia of Fantasy is a 1997 reference work concerning fantasy fiction, edited by John Clute and John Grant.

New!!: John Clute and The Encyclopedia of Fantasy · See more »

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979.

New!!: John Clute and The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction · See more »

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (usually referred to as F&SF) is a U.S. fantasy and science fiction magazine first published in 1949 by Fantasy House, a subsidiary of Lawrence Spivak's Mercury Press.

New!!: John Clute and The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction · See more »

The New York Review of Science Fiction

The New York Review of Science Fiction is a monthly literary magazine of science fiction that was established in 1988.

New!!: John Clute and The New York Review of Science Fiction · See more »

The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

New!!: John Clute and The Observer · See more »

The Times Literary Supplement

The Times Literary Supplement (or TLS, on the front page from 1969) is a weekly literary review published in London by News UK, a subsidiary of News Corp.

New!!: John Clute and The Times Literary Supplement · See more »

The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

New!!: John Clute and The Washington Post · See more »

Tribune (magazine)

Tribune was a democratic socialist fortnightly magazine, founded in 1937 and published in London.

New!!: John Clute and Tribune (magazine) · See more »


TriQuarterly is an American literary magazine published twice a year at Northwestern University that features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, literary essays, reviews, a blog, and graphic art.

New!!: John Clute and TriQuarterly · See more »

United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

New!!: John Clute and United States · See more »

William S. Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs II (February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American writer and visual artist.

New!!: John Clute and William S. Burroughs · See more »

72nd World Science Fiction Convention

The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as Loncon 3, was held 14-18 August 2014 at ExCeL London in London, England.

New!!: John Clute and 72nd World Science Fiction Convention · See more »

Redirects here:

John Frederick Clute.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Clute

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »