New PDF release: An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia

By S. T. Joshi,David E. Schultz

H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is usually considered as the major writer of supernatural fiction within the twentieth century. he's detailed between writers in having an enormous renowned following in addition to a substantial and lengthening educational acceptance as a author of substance and value. This encyclopedia is an exhaustive advisor to many elements of Lovecraft's existence and paintings, codifying the exact learn on Lovecraft performed by way of many students during the last 3 a long time. It comprises hundreds of thousands of alphabetically prepared entries on Lovecraft and provides vast 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The quantity attracts upon infrequent records, together with hundreds of thousands of unpublished letters, in proposing plot synopses of Lovecraft's significant works, descriptions of characters in his stories, tablet biographies of his significant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 relatives, and entries on little recognized positive factors in his tales, similar to his imaginary ebook of occult lore, the Necronomicon. the quantity 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 may be necessary to an realizing of his existence and writings.

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