By S. T. Joshi
H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is usually considered as the top writer of supernatural fiction within the twentieth century. he's exact between writers in having an important well known following in addition to a substantial and extending educational attractiveness as a author of substance and value. This encyclopedia is an exhaustive advisor to many features of Lovecraft's lifestyles and paintings, codifying the specified examine on Lovecraft performed through many students over the last 3 many years. It contains thousands of alphabetically prepared entries on Lovecraft and offers wide bibliographical information.The quantity attracts upon infrequent records, together with hundreds of thousands of unpublished letters, in proposing plot synopses of Lovecraft's significant works, descriptions of characters in his stories, tablet biographies of his significant colleagues and kin, and entries on little identified beneficial properties in his tales, akin to his imaginary e-book of occult lore, the Necronomicon. the amount refers to present scholarship at the concerns in query and in addition provides the literary, topographical, and biographical resources for key components in Lovecraft's paintings. As Lovecraft's renown keeps to ascend within the twenty first century, this encyclopedia could be necessary to an knowing of his existence and writings.
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Series of articles in the National Amateur (1923–36), reviewing contributions by amateur journalists of the NAPA. The articles appeared as follows: “Bureau of Critics” (March 1923); “Bureau of Critics” (December 1931); “Critics Submit First Report” (December 1932); “Report of Bureau of Critics” (March 1933); “Report of Bureau of Critics” (June 1933); “Bureau of Critics Comment on Verse, Typography, Prose” (December 1933); “Chairman of the Bureau of Critics Reports on Poetry” (September 5, 1934); “Report of the Bureau of Critics” (December 1934); “Report of the Bureau of Critics” (March 1935); “Lovecraft Offers Verse Criticism” (June 1935); “Some Current Amateur Verse” (December 1935).
Brown, Luther. In “The Dunwich Horror,” a hired boy at George Corey’s farm who sees the huge footprints of Wilbur Whateley’s monstrous twin brother in the vicinity of Cold Spring Glen. Brown, Walter. In “The Whisperer in Darkness,” the “surly farmer” whose dealings with the aliens from Yuggoth result in his mysterious disappearance. Bruce, Malcolm. In “Ashes,” the assistant of the scientist Arthur Van Allister. Bruce mistakenly thinks Van Allister has used his secretary in an experiment to test his newly discovered chemical compound, and after a struggle he subjects the scientist to the same formula.
P. Lovecraft,” Studies in Weird Fiction No. 16 (Winter 1995): 13–25. ” Essay (500 words); probably written in the summer of 1919. First published in the Conservative (July 1919); rpt. MW. A warning not to listen to “long-haired anarchists” who preach social upheaval and a condemnation of the “almost sub-human Russian rabble” who caused the Russian revolution in 1917. Bolton. Actual town in east-central Massachusetts, cited by HPL in “Herbert West—Reanimator” (1921–22), “The Rats in the Walls” (1923), and “The Colour out of Space” (1927).
An H P Lovecraft Encyclopedia by S. T. Joshi