An Epicure in the Terrible

An Epicure in the Terrible

An Epicure in the Terrible

To commemorate the centennial of the birth of H. P. Lovecraft, the editors have assembled essays by leading Lovecraft scholars that embody a wide variety of critical approaches. Biographical essays treat Lovecraft's relation to his parents and his heritage; thematic essays discuss issues such as the function of the narrator in his fiction; and the comparative and genre studies examine Lovecraft's relation to modernism.

Science Fiction Fantasy Horror

Science Fiction  Fantasy   Horror

Science Fiction Fantasy Horror

A comprehensive bibliography of books and short fiction published in the English language.

The Philosophy of H P Lovecraft

The Philosophy of H P  Lovecraft

The Philosophy of H P Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) was a great horror writer, correspondent, and philosopher. This book focuses on his stories, texts, and ideas. It attempts to make sense of their underlying unity. The main themes are value nihilism, cosmicism, the language of the unsayable, and the tension between science and magic. Special attention is paid to Lovecraft's style, which is shown to be an essential aspect of his creativity. Lovecraft was also an interesting person whose life is documented in his many letters. This book unifies the biographical, fictional, and philosophical dimensions of Lovecraft's writings.

Tales Out of Innsmouth

Tales Out of Innsmouth

Tales Out of Innsmouth

A shadow hangs Innsmouth, home of the mysterious deep ones, and the secretive Esoteric Order of Dagon. An air of mystery and fear looms...waiting. Now you can return to Innsmouth in this second collection of short stories about the children of Dagon. Visit the undersea city of Y'ha-nthlei and discover the secrets of Father Dagon in this collection of stories. This anthology includes ten new tales and three classic reprints concerning the shunned town of Innsmouth.

Modern Horror Writers

Modern Horror Writers

Modern Horror Writers

A collection of profiles provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on noted horror writers from the first half of this century