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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:   eBook : Document : 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
Film adaptations
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Don G., 1950-
H.P. Lovecraft in popular culture.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(DLC) 2005020847
(OCoLC)61130812
Named Person: H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft; Cthulhu, (Fictitious character); H P Lovecraft; Cthulhu, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don G Smith
OCLC Number: 607689506
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 173 pages)
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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This scholarly study of Lovecraft's work highlights his profound impact on popular 20th century culture. Early chapters introduce his complete writings, providing an annotated bibliography of the  Read more...

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