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H.P. Lovecraft's dark Arcadia : the satire, symbology and contradiction

Author: Gavin Callaghan
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dark Arcadia attempts an objective reassessment of the controversial works and life of American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. Ignoring secondary accounts and various received truths, Gavin Callaghan goes back to the weird texts themselves, and follows where Lovecraft leads him: into an arcane world of parental giganticism and inverted classicism"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Callaghan, Gavin, 1974-
H.P. Lovecraft's dark Arcadia.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013
(DLC) 2013012987
(OCoLC)817595715
Named Person: H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Callaghan
ISBN: 9781476602394 1476602395
OCLC Number: 844939443
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 279 pages)
Contents: Sympathy for the Shoggoths --
Dark arcadia: Arcadia, Arkham and H.P. Lovecraft's process of classical inversion --
The birds and the bees (according to H.P. Lovecraft) --
Secrets behind the locked door: Lovecraft and the Theseus myth --
From the moon to the pit: Lovecraft's moon-ladder --
Lovecraft's in memoriam: Phillips Gamwell and the Innsmouth coda --
H.P. Lovecraft and the magna mater.
Responsibility: Gavin Callaghan.

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