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New Annotated H P Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft Leslie S. Klinger Alan Moore

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Norton
13 October 2014
Literature: history & criticism; Horror & ghost stories; Short Stories Horror; Horror Reference
Howard Phillips Lovecraft is beginning to emerge as one of that tumultuous period's most critically fascinating and yet enigmatic figures, writes Alan Moore. But at the time of his death, Lovecraft was maligned by critics and ignored by the public. Leslie S. Klinger reanimates Lovecraft and charts the rise of the pulp writer.

Lovecraft's vast body of work - a mythos in which humanity is a blissfully unaware speck in a cosmos shared by ancient alien beings - is increasingly being recognised as the foundation for American horror and science fiction. With nearly 300 illustrations and more than 1,000 annotations, Klinger illuminates every hidden dimension of 22 of Lovecraft's most canonical works.
By:   H. P. Lovecraft
Introduction by:   Alan Moore
Edited by:   Leslie S. Klinger
Imprint:   Norton
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 262mm,  Width: 226mm,  Spine: 56mm
Weight:   2.282kg
ISBN:   9780871404534
ISBN 10:   0871404532
Series:   The Annotated Books
Pages:   928
Publication Date:   13 October 2014
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

H.P. Lovecraft(1890 - 1937) is regarded as the leading twentieth-century American author of supernatural fiction. Leslie S. Klinger is the editor of the best-selling The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Short Stories (ISBN 978 0 393 05916 8), The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Novels (ISBN 978 0 393 05800 0) and The New Annotated Dracula (ISBN 978 0 393 06450 6).

Reviews for New Annotated H P Lovecraft

Lovecraft is intriguing for not only the rich substrate of astonishing and sometimes prescient ideas that is the bedrock of his work, but for the sheer unlikelihood of his ascent into the ranks of the respected U.S. literary canon He is today revered to a degree comparable with that of his formative idol Edgar Allan Poe, a posthumous trajectory from pulp to academia that is perhaps unique in modern letters. --Alan Moore, from the introduction


  • Short-listed for Bram Stoker Awards (Nonfiction) 2014

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