New PDF release: The Lovecraftian Poe: Essays on Influence, Reception,

By Sean Moreland,Alissa Burger,Michael Cisco,Dan Clinton,Brian Johnson,S.T. Joshi,John Langan,Murray Leeder,Juan L. Pérez de Luque,Slawomir Studniarz,Miles Tittle,Robert H. Waugh,Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock,Ben Woodard

ISBN-10: 1611462401

ISBN-13: 9781611462401

H.P. Lovecraft, one of many 20th century’s most vital writers within the style of horror fiction, famously spoke of Edgar Allan Poe as either his “model” and his “God of Fiction.” whereas students and readers of Poe’s and Lovecraft’s paintings have lengthy well-known the relationship among those authors, this selection of essays is the 1st in-depth research to discover the advanced literary courting among Lovecraft and Poe from quite a few severe views. Of the 13 essays integrated during this booklet, a few think about how Poe’s paintings motivated Lovecraft in vital methods. different essays discover how Lovecraft’s fictional, serious, and poetic reception of Poe irrevocably replaced how Poe’s paintings has been understood by way of next generations of readers and interpreters. Addressing various themes starting from the psychology of impression to racial and sexual politics, the essays during this e-book additionally reflect on how Lovecraft’s interpretations of Poe have trained later diversifications of either writers’ works in motion pictures via Roger Corman and fiction by way of Stephen King, Thomas Ligotti, and Caitlin R. Kiernan. This assortment is an essential source not just if you have an interest in Poe’s and Lovecraft’s paintings in particular, but in addition for readers who desire to examine extra in regards to the smooth heritage and evolution of Gothic, horror, and bizarre fiction.

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The Lovecraftian Poe: Essays on Influence, Reception, Interpretation, and Transformation (Perspectives on Edgar Allan Poe) by Sean Moreland,Alissa Burger,Michael Cisco,Dan Clinton,Brian Johnson,S.T. Joshi,John Langan,Murray Leeder,Juan L. Pérez de Luque,Slawomir Studniarz,Miles Tittle,Robert H. Waugh,Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock,Ben Woodard


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