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H.P. Lovecraft in popular culture : the works and their adaptations in film, television, comics, music and games

Author: Don G Smith
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This scholarly study highlights Lovecraft's profound impact on 20th century popular culture. Early chapters introduce his complete writings, providing an annotated bibliography of the author's horror and science fiction tales. The works are discussed in the context of the Cthulhu Mythos, an invented mythology centering on ancient and alien beings interacting with the terrestrial world"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don G Smith
ISBN: 9780786420919 078642091X
OCLC Number: 467029140
Description: ix, 173 p
Contents: The writings of H.P. Lovecraft --
The Cthulhu Mythos --
Films based on Lovecraft's works --
Films suggested or influenced by Lovecraft's works --
Lovecraft on television --
Lovecraft in comic books --
Music inspired by Lovecraft --
Roleplaying Lovecraft --
The Lovecraft legacy.
Responsibility: Don G. Smith.
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