Lovecraft, H. P.

20 August 1890 - 15 March 1937

One of the major figures of early C20 supernaturalist literature.

Sites:
H. P. Lovecraft Archive The H. P. Lovecraft Archive
An excellent overall resource for Lovecraft fans; includes a biographical essay, considerations of Lovecraft and popular fiction, reference sources, online articles and reviews, and various bibliographies, as well as other Lovecraft-related resources. [Donovan Loucks]
The NetherReal
Another major Lovecraft site, with links to chat, etexts, image galleries, and more.
Lovecraft at Miskatonic University
Etexts, images, and more...
H. P. Lovecraft
Features a substantial biographical overview by S. T. Joshi, the leading Lovecraft scholar and editor; includes links and more. [The Modern Word/Scriptorium]
Biographical essay
[Wikipedia]
Biographical note
[Author's Calendar]
The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society
Strong emphasis on Cthulhu gaming.
Cthuugle
A Google-parody Lovecraft search engine, which must have made sense to someone....
Tales of the Plush Cthulhu
Delightfully located somewhere between parody and homage to HPL, this is a must-visit site for all true Lovecraft fans. Of course, if you're a true Lovecraft fan, you've probably already seen it. So it's also a must-visit site for anyone who loves a good chuckle. For even more chuckles, including links to other Cthulhu humor sites ("Cthulhu humor" - dang, that's a weird notion. if you think about it. which you probably don't want to do.) If you don't love a good chuckle, get outta here.
Lovecraft resource page
Includes Lovecraft bibliographical news and a biographical essay. [Alan Gullette]
Discussion of Lovecraft in relation to the mystery/suspense tradition. Sample Chapter from S. T. Joshi's biography of Lovecraft
[Necronomicon Press]
Arkham House Press
Publisher of Lovecraft and other horror/dark fantasy titles.
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Publisher of Lovecraft and other horror/dark fantasy titles


Etexts:
The Works of H. P. Lovecraft
This site makes available a substantial selection of Lovecraft's works; I've not listed them separately since they are, after all, only a click away. [Gutenberg Down Under]
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Supernatural Horror in Literature
Lovecraft's oft-cited overview of the development of literary supernaturalism. A must-read.... [1927 - hey, it's in the public domain in Canada...] (185K)  [Gaslight]

<-- Now available in an annotated edition, with notes, bibliography, and other information by noted horror scholar S. T. Joshi, published by Hippocampus Press.
  H. P. Lovecraft



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Essays and Reviews:
"A Mountain Walked or Stumbled: Madness, Apocalypse, and H. P. Lovecraft's 'The Call of Cthulhu'"
By Justin Taylor. [Modern Word/Scriptorium]
Lovecraft Studies.
Edited by S. T. Joshi and published by Hippocampus Press, this journal publishes essays on various aspects of Lovecraft's work.



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