An H P Lovecraft Encyclopedia

Author: S. T. Joshi
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313315787
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Provides a guide to Lovecraft's life and work covering his fiction, poetry, journalism, creatures and characters, friends, colleagues, and associates.

Collected Essays On H P Lovecraft And Others

Author: George T. Wetzel
Editor: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1479407690
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This volume collects 8 pioneering essays (and a humorous epistolary exchange) by the late H.P. Lovecraft scholar, George T. Wetzel. This is the largest single volume of Wetzel's nonfiction ever published. Included are: "Biographic Notes on Lovecraft" (from HPL, 1971) "The Mechanistic Supernatural of Lovecraft" (from Fresco, 1958) "The Cthulhu Mythos: A Study" (from HPL: Memoirs, Critiques and Bibliographies, 1971) "A Lovecraft Profile" (from Nyctalops #8, April 1973) "The Pseudonymous Lovecraft" (from The Lovecraft Scholar, 1983) "Lovecraft's Literary Executor" (from The Lovecraft Scholar, 1983) "Copyright Problems of the Lovecraft Literary Estate (from The Lovecraft Scholar, 1983) "A Memoir of Jack Grill" (from Huitloxopetl, 1972) "Letters of George Wetzel" (from Fan-Fare, 1951-1953)

The Cthulhu Tome

Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1365241149
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H P Lovecraft Short Stories

Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Editor: Arcturus Publishing
ISBN: 1788881753
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Lovecraft's terrifying tales have influenced generations of horror writers. His otherworldly visions of cosmic horrors, alien beings, and a world not quite our own remain immensely powerful and able to terrify even the most resolute readers. This collection spans the breadth of Lovecraft's literary career, from his early forays into the Dreamlands to his mature writings of the Cthulhu mythos. H. P. Lovecraft's petrifying yet fascinating stories took their inspiration from a multitude of literary influences, including the mysterious Arabian Nights, the capricious deities and heroes of Greek mythology, and the lyrical horrors of the gothic tales told to him by his grandfather. His writing gave voice to the belief that there are some things in this world that can never be understood. This collection features several of H. P. Lovecraft's most iconic tales, including: The Call of Cthulhu The Whisperer in Darkness The Thing on the Doorstep The Lurking Fear The Shadow Over Innsmouth The Shunned House From Beyond Pickman's Model The Nameless City The Dreams in the Witch House

The Cthulhu Mythos

Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Editor: Ozymandias Press
ISBN: 1531284361
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The Cthulhu Mythos collects the stories penned by the master himself, H.P. Lovecraft, in the order in which they were written. Witness the unfolding horror, the sudden and primeval awakening of the Old Gods, the precursor to all that is and will be in dark fantasy and sci-fi...witness the advent of the Cthulhu Mythos!

The H P Lovecraft Collection

Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1682991660
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Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. This volume features 65 of his most important works, including 'The Beast in the Cave;' 'The Alchemist;' 'The Tomb;' 'Dagon;' 'Polaris;' 'Beyond the Wall of Sleep;' 'Memory;' 'The Transition of Juan Romeo;' 'The White Ship;' 'The Doom That Came To Sarnath;' 'The Statement of Randolph Carter;' 'The Terrible Old Man;' 'The Tree;' 'The Cats of Ulthar;' 'The Temple;' 'Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and his Family;' 'The Street;' 'Poetry of the Gods;' 'Celephaïs;' 'From Beyond;' 'Nyarlathotep;' 'The Picture in the House;' 'The Crawling Chaos;' 'Ex Oblivione;' 'The Nameless City;' 'The Quest of Iranon;' 'The Moon-Bog;' 'The Outsider;' 'The Other Gods;' 'The Music of Erich Zann;' 'Herbert West: Reanimator;' 'Hypnos;' 'What the Moon Brings;' 'Azathoth;' 'The Horror at Martin's Beach;' 'The Hound;' 'The Lurking Fear;' 'The Rats in the Walls;' 'The Unnamable;' 'Imprisoned with the Pharaohs;' 'The Shunned House;' 'The Horror at Red Hook;' 'He;' 'In the Vault;' 'The Descendant;' 'Cool Air;' 'The Call of Cthulhu;' 'Pickman's Model;' 'The Silver Key;' 'The Strange High House in the Mist;' 'The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath;' 'The Case of Charles Dexter Ward;' 'The Colour Out of Space;' 'The Very Old Folk;' 'The Dunwich Horror;' 'Medusa's Coil;' 'The Whisperer in Darkness;' 'At the Mountains of Madness;' 'The Dreams in the Witch-House;' 'Through the Gates of the Silver Key;' 'The Thing on the Doorstep;' 'The Evil Clergyman;' 'The Book;' 'The Shadow Out Of Time;' and 'The Haunter of the Dark.'

The Essential Tales Of H P Lovecraft

Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Editor: Race Point Publishing
ISBN: 1627889957
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Discover the true meaning of fear with these classic horror stories. The Essential Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects one of the author's most popular novellas, "At the Mountain of Madness," and six of his most famous short stories, including "The Call of Cthulhu," "The Shadow Out of Time," "The Dunwich Horror," "The Colour of Space," "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," and "The Whisperer in the Darkness." These hair-raising tales have inspired generations of authors and filmmakers, including Stephen King, Alan Moore, Guillermo del Toro, and Neil Gaiman. This edition features a new introduction by Peter Cannon. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

H P Lovecraft And The Literature Of The Fantastic Explorations In A Literary Genre

Author: Bernd Steiner
Editor: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3638844625
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Examination Thesis from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, Catholic University Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, 57 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: As the title suggests, this paper aims at pointing out the major characteristics of the literature of the fantastic and combining this theoretical approach with a study of the work of one of the most significant representatives of said genre, the American writer Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937). Consequently, the first major part of this paper is dedicated to a brief study of the genre of fantastic literature in general, particularly the very problematic task of defining its distinctive characteristics. By looking at the fantastic tradition in America (particularly that of New England), including the prevalent features and themes marking the American variety of the fantastic, and highlighting the contribution some eminent American authors have made to the genre, the second part then focuses on the fantastic in American literature. Finally, the third major section of this paper provides a detailed study of the life and work of one of the chief American writers of fantastic prose fiction, H. P. Lovecraft. After an account of Lovecraft's life and personality (including some of the countless misconceptions circulating since his death), a critical evaluation of his literary achievement and influences, and a short discussion of his impact on modern popular culture, a large part of this section is dedicated to a thorough analysis of his unique concept of fantastic fiction: while certain aspects of his work inevitably link him to his literary precursors, there are others clearly setting him apart from any writer of the fantastic that came before him. The paper is concluded by brief case studies of three of Lovecraft's most popular short stories.

The Complete Fiction Of H P Lovecraft

Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Editor: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785834206
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Collects the author's novel, four novellas, and fifty-three short stories. Written between the years 1917 and 1935, this collection features Lovecraft's trademark fantastical creatures and supernatural thrills, as well as many horrific and cautionary science-fiction themes. Includes such horror classics as The call of Cthulhu, At the mountains of madness, The Dunwich horror, The colour out of space, along with other works.

Discovering H P Lovecraft

Author: Darrell Schweitzer
Editor: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434449122
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A definitive look at the life and work of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, by a leading scholar of the fantasy and horror field. INTRODUCTION, by Darrell Schweitzer NOTES ON AN ENTITY, by Robert Bloch A LITERARY COPERNICUS, by Fritz Leiber, Jr. THE FOUR FACES OF THE OUTSIDER, by Dirk W. Mosig THE FIRST LEWIS THEOBALD, by R. Boerem STORY-WRITING: A Letter from H. P. Lovecraft CHARACTER GULLIBILITY IN WEIRD FICTION, by Darrell Schweitzer SOME THOUGHTS ON LOVECRAFT, by Arthur Jean Cox THE DERLETH MYTHOS, by Richard L. Tierney GENESIS OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS, by George Wetzel LOVECRAFT’S LADiES, by Ben P. Indick WHEN THE STARS ARE RIGHT, by Richard L. Tierney LOVECRAFT AND LORD DUNSANY, by Darrell Schweitzer H. P. LOVECRAFT AND PSEUDOMATHEMATICS, by Robert Weinberg TEXTUAL PROBLEMS IN LOVECRAFT: A Preliminary Survey, by S. T. Joshi H. P. LOVECRAFT: THE BOOKS, by Lin Carter H. P. LOVECRAFT: A BASIC READING LIST, compiled by Darrell Schweitzer