104 relations: Algis Budrys, Americans, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Anne Passovoy, Author, Bachelor of Arts, Berkeley, California, Borgo Press, Brazil, Breastfeeding, Bristol, Pennsylvania, Call Me Joe, Cannibalism, Citizens' Advisory Council on National Space Policy, Cold War, Conservatism in the United States, Coolie, Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award, Delenda Est, Denmark, Dodd, Mead & Co., Dominic Flandry, Entropy, Fantasy, Faster-than-light, Frame story, Frontier, Gandalf Award, Goths, Greg Bear, Hadingus, Heat death of the universe, Heroic fantasy, Historical fiction, Hrólfr Kraki, Hrolf Kraki's Saga, Hugo Award, Iceland, In the Courts of the Crimson Kings, Industrial slave, John W. Campbell, John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, Jupiter, Karen Anderson (writer), Lin Carter, Linguistic purism in English, Locus (magazine), Locus Award, Middle Ages, Modern liberalism in the United States, ..., Mythopoeic Awards, Mythopoeic Society, Nebula Award, Neolithic, Nicholas van Rijn, No Truce with Kings, Norns, Odin, Old Norse religion, Orinda, California, Orwellian, Pegasus Award, Philip K. Dick, Polcon, Prometheus Award, Right-libertarianism, Robert A. Heinlein, S. M. Stirling, Sandra Miesel, Science fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Serfdom, Society for Creative Anachronism, Solution Unsatisfactory, Soviet Union, Spy fiction, Stone Age, Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America, Tau Zero, Terraforming, The Broken Sword, The Cat Who Walks Through Walls, The Corridors of Time, The High Crusade, The Man Who Came Early, The Other Change of Hobbit, The People of the Wind, The Pirate (short story), The Queen of Air and Darkness (novella), The Star Fox, Three Hearts and Three Lions, Time travel, Un-Man, Uncleftish Beholding, United Nations, United States Army, University of Minnesota, Venus, Vietnam War, Waterspider, William Tenn, World government, World War II, World War III. Expand index (54 more) » « Shrink index
Algirdas Jonas "Algis" Budrys (January 9, 1931 – June 9, 2008) was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic.
Americans are citizens of the United States of America.
Analog Science Fiction and Fact is an American science-fiction magazine published under various titles since 1930.
Anne Passovoy is active in science fiction fandom and filk music, and has won two Pegasus Awards.
An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.
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.
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.
The Borgo Press was a small publishing company founded by Robert Reginald in 1975 funded by the royalties gained from his first major reference work, Stella Nova: the contemporary science fiction authors (1970).
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.
Bristol Borough is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, northeast of Center City Philadelphia, opposite Burlington, New Jersey on the Delaware River.
"Call Me Joe" is a science fiction novelette by American writer Poul Anderson, published in Astounding Science Fiction in April 1957.
Cannibalism is the act of one individual of a species consuming all or part of another individual of the same species as food.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Citizen's Advisory Council on National Space Policy was a group of prominent US citizens concerned with the space policy of the United States of America.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
American conservatism is a broad system of political beliefs in the United States that is characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Judeo-Christian values, moral absolutism, free markets and free trade, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived threats posed by socialism, authoritarianism, and moral relativism.
The word coolie (also spelled koelie, kuli, cooli, cooly and quli); (Hindi: कुली, Tamil: கூலி, Telugu: కూలీ, Chinese: 苦力) meaning a labourer, has a variety of other implications and is sometimes regarded as offensive or a pejorative, depending upon the historical and geographical context.
The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is a lifetime honor presented annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) to no more than one living writer of fantasy or science fiction.
"Delenda Est" is a science fiction short story by American writer Poul Anderson, part of his Time Patrol series.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
Dodd, Mead and Company was one of the pioneer publishing houses of the United States, based in New York City.
Dominic Flandry is the central character in the second half of Poul Anderson's Technic History science fiction.
In statistical mechanics, entropy is an extensive property of a thermodynamic system.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Faster-than-light (also superluminal or FTL) communication and travel are the conjectural propagation of information or matter faster than the speed of light.
A frame story (also known as a frame tale or frame narrative) is a literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece to a story within a story, whereby an introductory or main narrative is presented, at least in part, for the purpose of setting the stage either for a more emphasized second narrative or for a set of shorter stories.
A frontier is the political and geographical area near or beyond a boundary.
The Gandalf Awards, honoring achievement in fantasy literature, were conferred by the World Science Fiction Society annually from 1974 to 1981.
The Goths (Gut-þiuda; Gothi) were an East Germanic people, two of whose branches, the Visigoths and the Ostrogoths, played an important role in the fall of the Western Roman Empire through the long series of Gothic Wars and in the emergence of Medieval Europe.
Gregory Dale "Greg" Bear (born August 20, 1951) is an American writer and illustrator best known for science fiction.
Hadingus was one of the earliest legendary Danish kings according to Saxo Grammaticus' Gesta Danorum, where he has a detailed biography.
The heat death of the universe is a plausible ultimate fate of the universe in which the universe has diminished to a state of no thermodynamic free energy and therefore can no longer sustain processes that increase entropy.
"Heroic fantasy" is the name I have given to a subgenre of fiction, otherwise called the "sword-and-sorcery" story.
Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.
Hrólfr Kraki, Hroðulf, Rolfo, Roluo, Rolf Krage (early 6th century) was a legendary Danish king who appears in both Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian tradition.
Hrolf Kraki's Saga is a fantasy novel by American writer Poul Anderson.
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.
Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.
In the Courts of the Crimson Kings is a 2008 alternate history science fiction novel by American writer S. M. Stirling.
An industrial slave is a type of slave who typically worked in an industrial setting.
John Wood Campbell Jr. (June 8, 1910 – July 11, 1971) was an American science fiction writer and editor.
The John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, or Campbell Memorial Award, is an annual award presented by the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas to the author of the best science fiction novel published in English in the preceding calendar year.
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.
Karen Anderson (born June Millichamp Kruse; September 16, 1932 – March 18, 2018) was the widow and sometime co-author of Poul Anderson and mother-in-law of writer Greg Bear.
Linwood Vrooman Carter (June 9, 1930 – February 7, 1988) was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor, poet and critic.
Linguistic purism in the English language is the belief that words of native origin should be used instead of foreign-derived ones (which are mainly Latinate and Greek).
Locus: The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is an American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California.
The Locus Awards are an annual set of literary awards by the science fiction and fantasy magazine Locus, a monthly based in Oakland, California, United States.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Modern American liberalism is the dominant version of liberalism in the United States.
The Mythopoeic Awards for literature and literary studies are given by the Mythopoeic Society to authors of outstanding works in the fields of myth, fantasy, and the scholarly study of these areas.
The Mythopoeic Society (MythSoc) is a non-profit organization devoted to the study of mythopoeic literature, particularly the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and C. S. Lewis, all members of The Inklings, an informal group of writers who met weekly in C.S. Lewis’ rooms at Magdalen College, Oxford, from the early 1930s through late 1949.
The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Nicholas van Rijn (2376 to c. 2500 AD) is a fictional character who plays the central role in the first half of Poul Anderson's Technic History.
"No Truce With Kings" is a science fiction novella by American writer Poul Anderson.
The Norns (norn, plural: nornir) in Norse mythologyThe article in Nordisk familjebok (1907).
In Germanic mythology, Odin (from Óðinn /ˈoːðinː/) is a widely revered god.
Old Norse religion developed from early Germanic religion during the Proto-Norse period, when the North Germanic people separated into a distinct branch of the Germanic peoples.
Orinda is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States.
"Orwellian" is an adjective describing a situation, idea, or societal condition that George Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free and open society.
The Pegasus Award is the premier award in the Filk music field.
Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982) was an American writer known for his work in science fiction.
Polcon is the oldest Polish science fiction convention, organized each year in a different place by the local science fiction club.
The Prometheus Award is an award for libertarian science fiction novels given annually by the Libertarian Futurist Society, which also publishes the quarterly journal Prometheus.
Right-libertarianism (or right-wing libertarianism) refers to libertarian political philosophies that advocate negative rights, natural law and a major reversal of the modern welfare state.
Robert Anson Heinlein (See also the biography at the end of For Us, the Living, 2004 edition, p. 261. July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science-fiction writer.
Stephen Michael Stirling (born September 30, 1953) is a French-born Canadian-American science-fiction and fantasy author.
Sandra Louise Miesel (born Sandra Louise Schwartz on November 25, 1941) is an American medievalist, writer and science fiction and fantasy fan.
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.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers.
Serfdom is the status of many peasants under feudalism, specifically relating to manorialism.
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international living history group with the aim of studying and recreating mainly Medieval European cultures and their histories before the 17th century.
"Solution Unsatisfactory" is a 1941 science fiction short story by Robert A. Heinlein.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Spy fiction, a genre of literature involving espionage as an important context or plot device, emerged in the early twentieth century, inspired by rivalries and intrigues between the major powers, and the establishment of modern intelligence agencies.
The Stone Age was a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements with an edge, a point, or a percussion surface.
The Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America or SAGA was an informal group of American fantasy authors active from the 1960s through the 1980s, noted for their contributions to the "Sword and Sorcery" kind of heroic fantasy, itself a subgenre of fantasy.
Tau Zero is a hard science fiction novel by Poul Anderson.
Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") of a planet, moon, or other body is the hypothetical process of deliberately modifying its atmosphere, temperature, surface topography or ecology to be similar to the environment of Earth to make it habitable by Earth-like life.
The Broken Sword is a fantasy novel by American writer Poul Anderson, originally published in 1954.
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, published in 1985.
The Corridors of Time is a science fiction novel by American writer Poul Anderson, first published in 1966 as a serial in Amazing Stories, May–June 1965 and as a book by Doubleday.
The High Crusade is a science fiction novel by American writer Poul Anderson, about the consequences of an extraterrestrial scoutship landing in Medieval England.
"The Man Who Came Early" is a science fiction short story by Danish-American author Poul Anderson.
The Other Change of Hobbit (sometimes abbreviated TOCOH) is a science fiction and fantasy bookstore, formerly located in Berkeley, California and then El Cerrito; it no longer has a physical location.
The People of the Wind is a science fiction novel by American writer Poul Anderson, first published in 1973.
"The Pirate" is a science fiction short story by Poul Anderson that first appeared in the October 1968 issue of Analog.
"The Queen of Air and Darkness" is a science fiction novella by American writer Poul Anderson.
The Star Fox is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson, first published in 1965.
Three Hearts and Three Lions is a 1961 fantasy novel by American writer Poul Anderson, expanded from a 1953 novella by Anderson which appeared in Fantasy & Science Fiction.
Time travel is the concept of movement between certain points in time, analogous to movement between different points in space by an object or a person, typically using a hypothetical device known as a time machine.
"Un-Man" is a science fiction novella by American writer Poul Anderson, first published in the January 1953 issue of Astounding Science Fiction.
"Uncleftish Beholding" (1989) is a short text written by Poul Anderson.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
"Waterspider" is a science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick, first published in 1964 in If magazine.
William Tenn was the pseudonym of Philip Klass (May 9, 1920 – February 7, 2010), a British-born American science fiction author, notable for many stories with satirical elements.
World government or global government is the notion of a common political authority for all of humanity, yielding a global government and a single state that exercises authority over the entire Earth.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
World War III (WWIII or WW3) and the Third World War are names given to a hypothetical third worldwide large-scale military conflict subsequent to World War I and World War II.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
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