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A dreamer and a visionary H.P. Lovecraft in his time

Author: Sunand T Joshi
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2001
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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H.P. Lovecraft has come to be recognised as the leading author of supernatural fiction in the twentieth century. But how did a man who died in poverty, with no book of his stories published in his lifetime, become such an icon in horror literature? S.T. Joshi, the leading authority on Lovecraft, traces in detail the course of Lovecraft's life and shows how Lovecraft was engaged in the political, economic, social and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Joshi, Sunand T., 1958.
A dreamer and a visionary.
Liverpool : Liverpool Univ. Press, 2001
IX, 422 S.
Named Person: H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sunand T Joshi
ISBN: 9781781386446 1781386447 9780853239468 0853239460
OCLC Number: 995163258
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 07 Jul 2017)
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (ix, 422 Seiten)
Contents: Preface vii1. Unmixed English Gentry2. A Genuine Pagan (1890-97)3. Black Woods and Unfathomed Caves (1898-1902)4. What of Unknown Africa? (1902-08)5. Barbarian and Alien (1908-14)6. A Renewed Will to Live (1914-17)7. Feverish and Incessant Scribbling (1917-19)8. Cynical Materialist (1919-21)9. The High Tide of My Life (1921-22)10. For My Own Amusement (1923-24)11. Ball and Chain (1924)12. Moriturus Te Saluto (1925-26)13. Paradise Regain'd (1926)14. Cosmic Outsideness (1927-28)15. Fanlights and Georgian Steeples (1928-30)16. Non-supernatural Cosmic Art (1930-31)17. Mental Greed (1931-33)18. In My Own Handwriting (1933-35)19. Caring about the Civilization (1929-37)20. The End of One's Life (1935-37)Epilogue: Thou Art Not GoneNotesIndex
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies
Responsibility: S.T. Joshi

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Lovecraft has come to be recognised as the leading author of supernatural fiction in the twentieth century. Joshi, the leading authority on Lovecraft, traces in detail the course of Lovecraft's life  Read more...

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