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The H.P. Lovecraft Archive

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H.P. Lovecraft
(1890–1937)
 
HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT (20 August 1890–15 March 1937) is probably best known as a writer of weird fiction, but some believe his voluminous correspondence to be his greatest accomplishment. You can explore his numerous facets through the many pages outlined here:

His Life provides information on Lovecraft’s life, family, correspondents, interests, and a photo gallery;
His Writings explores his wide variety of works, including his fiction and letters, and includes many electronic texts;
His Creations outlines his fictional elements including Lovecraftian locations in New England, a bestiary, and a list of grimoires;
His Study has information on biographies, literary criticism, bibliographies, periodicals, and online articles;
Popular Culture details the movies, games, music, and art based on Lovecraft’s works, as well as the “Cthulhu Mythos”;
Internet Resources gives information on other Lovecraft-related sites, newsgroups, and FTP sites; and
About This Site outlines the purpose and goals of this site.
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What’s New
28 June 2017: 
9 March 2017: 
Created a page for Fungi from Yuggoth: An Annotated Edition (Hippocampus Press), edited by David E. Schultz and illustrated by Jason C. Eckhardt.
3 January 2017: 
Created pages for the latest three volumes in PS Publishing’s “Lovecraft Illustrated” series, The Mound, The Haunter of the Dark, and The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.
26 September 2016: 
Created pages for four popular biographies of Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft: The Mysterious Man Behind the Darkness by Charlotte Montague (Chartwell Books), In the Mountains of Madness: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of H.P. Lovecraft by W. Scott Poole (Soft Skull Press), The Curious Case of H.P. Lovecraft by Paul Roland (Plexus Publishing), and The Dream World of H.P. Lovecraft: His Life, His Demons, His Universe by Donald Tyson (Llewellyn Worldwide).
20 August 2016: 
Happy Birthday to H.P. Lovecraft!
 
 
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