An H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia

Joshi, S. T., 1958-

(Book - 2001)
An H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia
Draws upon Lovecraft's works and on rare documents to supply hundreds of entries about his major writings, leading colleagues, chief characters, and other elements.
H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is commonly regarded as the leading author of supernatural fiction in the 20th century. He has a tremendous popular following as well as a considerable and growing academic reputation as a writer of substance and significance. This exhaustive guide reveals many aspects of Lovecraft's life and work, codifying the detailed research conducted by many scholars over the past three decades. The volume draws upon rare documents, including thousands of unpublished letters, in presenting plot synopses, descriptions of characters, biographies of colleagues and family members, and entries on various topics and esoteric lore related to his works. Many of the entries include bibliographies, and the volume concludes with a list of works for further reading.

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This encyclopedia provides a guide to Lovecraft's (1890-1937) life and work. Arranged alphabetically, entries cover his fiction, poetry, journalism, creatures and characters, friends, colleagues, and associates. A brief preface discusses Lovecraft's influence, significance, and legacy. A chronology and bibliography are also provided. Joshi has edited Lovecraft's work and studies of Lovecraft's work; he has also served as his biographer. Schultz has edited Lovecraft's work and various annotated editions of his letters. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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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.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, 2001
ISBN: 0313315787
Branch Call Number: 813 Lovecraft J
Characteristics: xx, 339 p. ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Schultz, David E. 1952-


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