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Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips) 1890-1937

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American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Tales by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume brings together 22 tales, the very best of [Lovecraft's] fiction"--Jacket
The call of Cthulhu and other weird stories by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

179 editions published between 1929 and 2020 in 14 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frequently imitated and widely influential, H.P. Lovecraft reinvented the horror genre for the twentieth century. Discarding witches and ghosts, he envisaged mankind as an outpost of dwindling sanity in a chaotic and malevolent universe. S.T. Joshi makes his selection from the early tales of nightmares and madness to the overpowering cosmic terror of 'The Call of Cthulhu'. This is the first paperback edition to include the definitive corrected texts of these classics of American fantasy fiction
At the mountains of madness : the definitive edition by H.P Lovecraft( )

87 editions published between 1936 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barren, windwept interior of the Antarctic plateau was lifeless--or so the expedition from Miskatonic University thought. Then they found the strange fossils of unheard-of creatures and the carved stones millions of year old and finally, the mind-blasting terror of the City of the Old Ones
The Dunwich horror and others by Howard Phillips Lovecraft( Book )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 tales of the macabre
Supernatural horror in literature by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

52 editions published between 1938 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great modern American supernaturalist brilliantly surveys history of genre to 1930s, summarizing, evaluating scores of books, including works by Poe, Bierce, M.R. James, "Monk" Lewis, many others. Praised by critics as diverse as Edmund Wilson and Vincent Starrett. New introduction by E.F. Bleiler [from publisher's description]
The new annotated H.P. Lovecraft by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the time of his death at the age of forty-six, Lovecraft's work had appeared only in dime-store magazines, ignored by the public and maligned by critics. Now, well over a century after his birth, Lovecraft is increasingly being recognized as the foundation for American horror and science fiction. Editor Leslie S. Klinger charts the rise of the erstwhile pulp writer, whose rediscovery and reclamation into the literary canon can be compared only to that of Poe or Melville. Weaving together a broad base of existing scholarship with his own insights, Klinger appends Lovecraft's uncanny oeuvre and Kafkaesque life story in a way that provides context and unlocks many of the secrets of his often cryptic body of work. Over the course of his career, Lovecraft made a marked departure from the gothic style of his predecessors that focused mostly on ghosts, ghouls, and witches, instead crafting a vast mythos in which humanity is but a blissfully unaware speck in a cosmos shared by vast and ancient alien beings. One of the progenitors of "weird fiction," Lovecraft wrote stories suggesting that we share not just our reality but our planet, and even a common ancestry, with unspeakable, godlike creatures just one accidental revelation away from emerging from their epoch of hibernation and extinguishing both our individual sanity and entire civilization. Klinger collects here twenty-two of Lovecraft's most chilling "Arkham" tales, including "The Call of Cthulhu," At the Mountains of Madness, "The Whisperer in Darkness," "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," and "The Colour Out of Space." With nearly 300 illustrations, including full-color reproductions of the original artwork and covers from Weird Tales and Astounding Stories, and more than 1,000 annotations, this volume illuminates every dimension of H.P. Lovecraft and stirs the Great Old Ones in their millennia of sleep
The call of Cthulhu L'appel de Cthulhu by H. P Lovecraft( )

40 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Call of Cthulhu is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft during the summer of 1926. Written in documentary style, it contains three narratives that are discovered as notes left by a deceased relative. While Cthulhu is a character, it's only hinted at: it is the lord of R'lyeh, an ancient being from the depths of space that came hundreds of millions of years ago to destroy the elder beings of our world. It is described as "a monster of vaguely anthropoid outline, but with an octopus-like head whose face was a mass of feelers, a scaly, rubbery-looking body, prodigious claws on hind and fore feet, and long, narrow wings behind."The main plot of the story follows several characters as they try to uncover the cryptic nature of the Cthulhu cult, which is discovered amidst a frenzy of worldwide hysteria. Several adventurous characters travel the globe searching out the cult in an attempt to stop them from releasing the dreaded monster from the stars
Tales of the Cthulhu mythos by August Derleth( Book )

42 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of stories based on H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos, including stories by Lovecraft, Frank Belnap Long, Robert Bloch, Stephen King, and August Derleth
At the mountains of madness, and other novels by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

34 editions published between 1900 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of horror stories, combining scientific knowledge with an imaginative perception of the human mind
Dagon and other macabre tales by Howard Phillips Lovecraft( Book )

66 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man is addicted to morphine, and can think of nothing but death. Only morphine has made his life barely tolerable. He is in this fragile mental state because of the things that happened in the past; because of the things he was forced to encounter. During the First World War he ended up alone on an island - an island that was pure horror.'Dagon' is a horror short story written by H. P. Lovecraft. It was first published in 1917. [Elib]
The best of H.P. Lovecraft : bloodcurdling tales of horror and the macabre by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

30 editions published between 1901 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the collection that true fans of horror fiction must read: sixteen of H.P. Lovecraft's most horrifying visions
Dunwich horror by H. P Lovecraft( )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.P. Lovecraft proclaimed his Dunwich Horror "so fiendish" that his editor at Weird Tales "may not dare to print it." The editor, fortunately, knew a good thing when he saw it. One of the core Cthulhu stories, The Dunwich Horror introduces us to the grim village of Dunwich, where each member of the Whateley family is more grotesque than the other. There's the grandfather, a mad old sorcerer; Lavinia, the deformed, albino woman; and Wilbur, a disgusting specimen who reaches full manhood in less than a decade. And above all, there's the mysterious presence in the farmhouse, unseen but horrifying, which seems to be growing. Wilbur tracks down an original edition of the Necronomicon and breaks into a library to steal it. But his reward eludes him: he gets caught, and the result is death by guard dog. Meanwhile, left unattended, the monster at the Whateley house keeps expanding, until the farmhouse explodes and the beast is unleashed to terrorize the poor, aggrieved village of Dunwich. As chilling today as it was upon its publication in 1929, The Dunwich Horror is a horrifying masterwork by the man Stephen King called "the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.""
The thing on the doorstep and other weird stories by Howard Phillips Lovecraft( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tomb -- Beyond the wall of sleep -- The White Ship -- The temple (manuscript found on the coast of Yucatan) -- The quest of Iranon -- The music of Erich Zann -- Under the pyramids (with Harry Houdini) -- Pickman's model -- The case of Charles Dexter Ward -- The Dunwich horror -- At the mountains of madness -- The thing on the doorstep
The horror in the museum and other revisions by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

32 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories by various authors that H.P. Lovecraft revised significantly
Tales of H.P. Lovecraft : major works by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents ten stories of horror and the supernatural by twentieth-century American H.P. Lovecraft, selected and edited by author Joyce Carol Oates."
Beast in the Cave by H.P Lovecraft( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2020 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.P. Lovecraft was one of the greatest horror writers of all time. His seminal work appeared in the pages of legendary Weird Tales and has influenced countless writer of the macabre. This is one of those stories
The poetry of H.P. Lovecraft by Lovecraft H. P.( )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poetry Of HP Lovecraft. Poetry is a fascinating use of language. With almost a million words at its command it is not surprising that these Isles have produced some of the most beautiful, moving and descriptive verse through the centuries. In this series we look at the American writer HP Lovecraft who in the following poems is seen to be a gifted and accomplished poet. There are rather few masters of horror writing out of the many who write horror. HP Lovecraft has achieved fame because his work is of a standard of excellence that few if any can rival. Here we concentrate on his poems that show a different side of his nature at times but allow him to use his macabre tastes to enrich his lines and ideas with a sliver of the night. Born in 1890 in Providence, Rhode Island he was a prodigious youth but a sickly one. Raised mainly by his Grandfather and Aunts at 14 he contemplated suicide on the death of his grandfather and the crushing financial blow that brought to himself and his mother. A set of literary spats in a newspaper brought him attention away from his poetry writings. But until the last decade of his life the works for which we is so well know did not arrive. That last decade, writing again in Providence was prolific but with little income his life downgraded rented house by rented house and in 1936, often malnourished he was diagnosed with cancer and succumbed to it the following year
The Alchemist by H.P. LOVECRAFT( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2020 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.P. Lovecraft was one of the greatest horror writers of all time. His seminal work appeared in the pages of legendary Weird Tales and has influenced countless writer of the macabre. This is one of those stories
The creature from the depths by Mark Kidwell( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient treasure infects anyone who comes in contact with it with greed, but to steal it, one has to get past the creature
 
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TalesThe call of Cthulhu and other weird storiesAt the mountains of madness : the definitive editionThe Dunwich horror and othersSupernatural horror in literatureThe call of Cthulhu L'appel de CthulhuTales of the Cthulhu mythosDagon and other macabre tales
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Appleton, Lawrence 1890-1937

H.P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft American author

H. P. Lovecraft amerikai horroríró

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Houdini 1890-1937

Hovard Fillips Lavkraft

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Howard Phillips Lovecraft Amerikaans schrijver (1890-1937)

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Howard Phillips Lovecraft scrittore, poeta, critico letterario e saggista statunitense

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Jones, David J. 1890-1937

Jones, John J. 1890-1937

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Lavkraft, Govard Pillips 1890-1937

Lavkraft, H. P.

Lavkraft, Hauard

Lavkraft, Hauard Filips

Lavkrafts, H. F. (Hovards Filips), 1890-1937

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Littlewit, Humphrey 1890-1937

Lovecraft H.P.

Lovecraft, H.P. 1890-1937

Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

Lovecraft, Howard P.

Lovecraft, Howard P.  1890-1937

Lovecraft, Howard Ph. 1890-1937

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Lovecraft, Howard Philips 1890-1937

Lovecraft, Howard Phillips

Lovecraft, Howard Phillips 1890-1937

Lovecraft, HP 1890-1937

Lowe, Henry Paget-

Lowe, Henry Paget-, 1890-1937

Paget-Lowe, Henry

Paget-Lowe, Henry, 1890-1937

Phillips Lovecraft, Howard 1890-1937

Phillips, Ward

Phillips, Ward 1890-1937

Raleigh, Richard 1890-1937

Rowley, Ames Dorrance 1890-1937

Softly, Edgar 1890-1937

Softly, Edward

Softly, Edward, 1890-1937

Swift, Augustus 1890-1937

Theobald, Lewis

Theobald, Lewis,‏ ‎ 1890-1937

Willia, Frederick, 1890-1937‏

Willie, Albert Frederick

Willie, Albert Frederick, 1890-1937

Zoilus 1890-1937

Λάβκραφτ Χ. Φ. (1890-1937)

Λάβκραφτ Χάουαρντ Φίλιπς (1890-1937)

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Лавкрафт, Говард Филипс, 1890-1937

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