Darrell Schweitzer (red.)

Discovering H.P. Lovecraft

Wildside Press, Holicong, Pennsylvania 2001

Poprzednie wydanie: Starmont House, Mercer Island, Waszyngton 1987 (165 stron)

Wznowienie i poprawiona wersja książki Essays Lovecraftian. 169 stron.


Muriel E. Eddy i C.M. Eddy, Jr.

The Gentleman from Angell Street

Fenham Publishing, Narragansett, Rhode Island 2001

Spis treści:

Muriel E. Eddy – The Gentleman from Angell Street
[fotografie Lovecrafta i państwa Eddych]
Muriel E. Eddy – Gates Close at Sunset
C.M. Eddy Jr.Walks with H. P. Lovecraft
Muriel E. Eddy – Lovecraft: Among the Demons
Muriel E. Eddy – Beauty at Swan Point
Ruth M. Eddy – The Man Who Came at Midnight
Muriel E. Eddy – The Legendary Lovecraft

Zbiór wspomnień Lovecrafta spisanych przez państwa Eddych.


S.T. Joshi

A Dreamer and a Visionary: H.P. Lovecraft in His Time

Liverpool University Press, Liverpool 2001

Skrócona wersja H.P. Lovecraft: A Life. 431 stron.


S.T. Joshi i David E. Schultz

An H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia

Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut 2001, 359 stron

Wznowienie: Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2004, 359 stron

Obszerny słownik pojęć związanych z życiem i twórczością Lovecrafta.

RECENZJA


Charles P. Mitchell

The Complete H.P. Lovecraft Filmography

Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut 2001

Dokładne omówienie wszystkich ekranizacji dzieł Lovecrafta, z dodatkami poświęconymi ekranizacjom nieanglojęzycznym oraz produkcjom telewizyjnym. 260 stron.


Scott Connors (red.)

A Century Less a Dream: Selected Criticism on H. P. Lovecraft

Wildside Press, Holicong, Pennsylvania 2002

Spis treści:

Scott Connors – Introduction
Continuity [sonet XXXVI cyklu Grzyby z Yuggoth]
Kenneth W. Faig, Jr. – The Silver Key and Lovecraft’s Childhood
David E. Schultz – Who Needs the “Cthulhu Mythos”?
Robert M. Price – Higher Criticism and the Necronomicon
Jason C. Eckhardt – Behind the Mountains of Madness: Lovecraft and the Antarctic in 1930
Robert Marten – Arkham Country: In Search of the Lost Rescuers
Robert H. Waugh – Dr. Margaret Murray and H. P. Lovecraft: The Witch-Cult in New England
S.T. Joshi – Humour and Satire in Lovecraft
Steven J. Mariconda – H. P. Lovecraft: Art, Artifact, and Reality
Robert H. Waugh – The Structural and Thematic Unity of Fungi from Yuggoth
Dan Clore – Metonyms of Alterity: A Semiotic Interpretation of Fungi from Yuggoth
James Anderson – Pickman’s Model: Lovecraft’s Model of Terror
Donald R. Burleson – The Mythic Hero Archetype in The Dunwich Horror
Donald R. Burleson – Prismatic Heroes: The Colour out of Dunwich
Carl Buchanan – The Music of Erich Zann: A Psychological Interpretation (or Two)
Paul Montelone – The Vanity of Existence in The Shadow out of Time
Steven J. Mariconda – Tightening the Coil: The Revision of The Whisperer in Darkness
Clark Ashton SmithH. P. L.
Selected Bibliography
Contributors
Acknowledgements

Zbiór esejów. Twarda oprawa, 272 strony.



S.T. Joshi

H.P. Lovecraft and Lovecraft Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography

Wildside Press, Holicong 2003, 507 stron

Poprzednie wydanie: Kent State University Press, Kent 1981, 507 stron

W momencie wydania najdokładniejsza bibliografia publikacji Lovecrafta oraz prac na jego temat.


J. Chris Docherty, A. Langley Searles i Kenneth W. Faig Jr.

Devonshire Ancestry of Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Moshassuck Press, Glenview, Illinois 2003

Wyczerpujące opracowanie drzewa genealogicznego Lovecrafta od strony ojca.


S.T. Joshi

Primal Sources: Essays on H. P. Lovecraft

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2003

Spis treści:

Introduction
Lovecraft and the Munsey Magazines
Lovecraft and “Weird Tales”
A Look at Lovecraft’s Letters
Lovecraft and the Films of His Day
Lovecraft’s Library
Autobiography in Lovecraft
“Reality” and Knowledge
In Defence of Dagon and Lovecraft’s Philosophy
The Rationale of Lovecraft’s Pseudonyms
The Dream World and the Real World in Lovecraft
Lovecraft’s Alien Civilisations: A Political Interpretation
Topical References in Lovecraft
Lovecraft, Regner Lodbrog, and Olaus Wormius
On Polaris
What Happens in Arthur Jermyn
The Tree and Ancient History
The Sources for From Beyond
Lovecraft and the Regnum Congo
Lovecraft and Dunsany’s Chronicles of Rodriguez
On The Descendant
Some Sources for The Mound and At the Mountains of Madness
On The Book
Lovecraft’s Fantastic Poetry

Zbiór wczesnych esejów S.T. Joshiego. 208 stron, miękka okładka.


Ben Szumskyj i S.T. Joshi (red.)

Fritz Leiber and H. P. Lovecraft: Writers of the Dark


William Schoell

H.P. Lovecraft: Master of Weird Fiction

Morgan Reynolds, Greensboro, Karolina Północna 2004

Krótka biografia Lovecrafta, przeznaczona raczej dla początkujących. 128 stron.


Michel Houellebecq

H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life

Believer Books, San Francisco, Kalifornia, 1 maja 2005

Przekład: Dorna Khazeni

Spis treści:

Stephen King – Poduszka Lovecrafta [wstęp]
Chronology
H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life
The Call of Cthulhu
The Whisperer in Darkness
Bibliography of H.P. Lovecraft Literature Available in French
Translator’s Notes

Angielski przekład kontrowersyjnej książki francuskiego pisarza. Dodatkowo dwa opowiadania Lovecrafta i bibliografia jego dzieł wydanych we Francji. 247 stron. Pozycja ukazała się po polsku jako H. P. Lovecraft: przeciw światu, przeciw życiu.


Jason Colavito

The Cult of Alien Gods: H.P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Pop Culture

Prometheus Books, Amherst, Nowy Jork 2005

Autor próbuje udowodnić, że tematyka ingerencji obcych ras w świat człowieka u Lovecrafta wpłynęła na zwolenników UFO oraz ich wiarę w to, że obce cywilizacje nie były obojętne na rozwój ludzkości. 398 stron.


Anthony Pearsall

The Lovecraft Lexicon: A Reader’s Guide to Persons, Places and Things in the Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

New Falcon Publications, Tempe, Arizona 2005

Obszerny słownik postaci, miejsc, bóstw i innych elementów opowiadań Lovecrafta.


Gary Hill

The Strange Sound of Cthulhu: Music Inspired by the Writings of H.P. Lovecraft

Music Street Journal 2006

Wyczerpujące omówienie wpływu pisarstwa Lovecrafta na muzykę rockową. 264 strony.


Don G. Smith

H.P. Lovecraft in Popular Culture: The Works and Their Adaptations in Film, Television, Comics, Music and Games

McFarland, Jefferson, Karolina Północna 2006

Przekrojowa, lecz nieco powierzchowna lista adaptacji twórczości Lovecrafta na potrzeby filmu, komiksu czy gier komputerowych. 182 strony.


Robert H. Waugh

The Monster in the Mirror: Looking for H. P. Lovecraft

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2006

Spis treści:

Introduction
Lovecraft’s Hands
Documents, Creatures and History
The Picture in the House: Images of Complicity
At the Mountains of Madness: The Subway and the Shoggoth
The Outsider, the Terminal Climax, and Other Conclusions
Lovecraft and Keats Confront the “Awful Rainbow”
The Outsider, the Autodidact and Other Professions
Lovecraft and Leopardi: Sunsets and Moonsets
Lovecraft Born Again: An Essay in Apologetic Criticism
Works Cited
Index

Nietuzinkowe eseje jednego z badaczy Lovecrafta. 302 strony.


Mara Kirk Hart, S.T. Joshi (red.)

Lovecraft’s New York Circle: The Kalem Club, 1924-1927

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2006

Spis treści:

Peter Cannon – Preface
Mara Kirk Hart – Introduction
The Kalem Letters of George Kirk

Writings by the Kalems:

George KirkBook Collecting: The Prince of Hobbies
Rheinhart Kleiner – A Glee
Rheinhart Kleiner – At Providence in 1918
Rheinhart Kleiner – Epistle to Mr. and Mrs. Lovecraft
Rheinhart Kleiner – The Four of Us (Rondeau)
Rheinhart Kleiner – Brooklyn, My Brooklyn
Rheinhart Kleiner – Columbia Heights, Brooklyn
Rheinhart Kleiner [Prisky]
Rheinhart Kleiner – On a Favorite Cat: Killed by an Automobile
Rheinhart Kleiner – To George W. Kirk, Upon His 26th Birthday
Rheinhart Kleiner – To His Peculiar Friend, G. Kirk, Esq.
Rheinhart Kleiner – Your Street
Rheinhart Kleiner – Blue Pencil Anniversary Song
Rheinhart Kleiner – What My Ancestors Were Like
Rheinhart Kleiner The Great Adventure
Rheinhart Kleiner – If I Had Lived a Hundred Years Ago
Rheinhart Kleiner – H.P.L.
Arthur Leeds – He Had to Pay the Nine-Tailed Cat
Frank Belknap Long – A Man from Genoa
Frank Belknap Long Come, Let Us Make
Frank Belknap Long The Man Who Died Twice
Plaster-All
To Endy­mion
Pro­vi­dence
Waste Paper
Pri­ma­vera
To an Infant
To Geo­rge Kirk, Esq.
To Geo­rge Wil­lard Kirk, Gent., of Chelsea-Village, in New-York, upon His Bir­th­day, Novr. 25, 1925
Two Christmas Poems to G.W.K. [dwa wiersze z serii Chri­st­mas Greetings]
A Year Off
In Memo­riam: Oscar Incoul Verelst of Man­hat­tan: 1920 – 1926
Samuel Loveman A Letter to G––– K–––
Samuel Loveman To George Kirk on His 27th Birthday
Samuel Loveman – For the Chelsea Book Shop [1]
Samuel Loveman – For the Chelsea Book Shop [2]
Samuel Loveman For a Cat
Samuel Loveman – For a Book of Poems
Samuel Loveman Admonition
Samuel Loveman – Limbo
Samuel Loveman To H.P.L.
Samuel Loveman – Genesis
Samuel Loveman – Spring at El Retiro
Samuel Loveman – Arcesilaus
Samuel LovemanJohn Clare in 1864
Everett McNeil – From Tonty of the Iron Hand
James Ferdinand Morton To G.W.K. on His 27th Birthday
James Ferdinand Morton – From The Curse of Race Prejudice
Rheinhart Kleiner – After a Decade and the Kalem Club
Rheinhart Kleiner – Bards and Bibliophiles
Sources and Works Consulted
Index

Klub Kalem był luźnym stowarzyszeniem pisarzy i bibliofilów z Nowego Jorku, do którego Lovecraft należał w latach 1924-1926. Książka zawiera listy jednego z jego członków, George’a Kirka, poświęcone tej grupie, a także utwory literackie wszystkich jego członków. 240 stron, miękka okładka.


Stephen Jones

H.P. Lovecraft in Britain

British Fantasy Society, Birmingham 2007

Szczegółowe omówienie książek Lovecrafta wydanych w Wielkiej Brytanii. 50 stron.



antologia ilustracji

A Lovecraft Retrospective

Centipede Press, Lakewood, Colorad0, 1 kwietnia 2008

Trzytomowy, ekskluzywnie wydany album z ogromną ilością ilustracji, które na przestrzeni 80 lat zdobiły opowiadania i książki Lovecrafta. TUTAJ można zapoznać się ze szczegółami oraz przykładowymi planszami. Wstęp Harlana Ellisona, przedmowa Stuarta Gordona, posłowie Thomasa Ligottiego. Wersja deluxe zawiera autografy około 50 ilustratorów oraz autorów wstępów i posłowia.


Daniel Harms

The Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia

Elder Signs Press, Michigan, 1 sierpnia 2008

Encyklopedia objaśniająca elementy świata Lovecrafta – od potworów po księgi, z bardzo wielu, również mało znanych, źródeł.


Donald Tyson

Grimoire of the Necronomicon

Llewellyn Publications, Woodbury, Minnesota, 8 sierpnia 2008

Książka przedstawia od strony praktycznej system magii oparty na mitologii Lovecrafta. 216 stron.


Kenneth Hite

Tour de Lovecraft: The Tales

Atomic Overmind Press, Alexandria, Wirginia, sierpień 2008

Spis treści:

John Scott Tynes – Foreword
Introduction
A Brief Survey of Lovecraftian Criticism
The Stories [omówienie w kolejności chronologicznej 51 autorskich opowiadań Lovecrafta powstałych po 1917 roku]
Conclusion
Sources and Resources
Index of Lovecraft Tales
About the Author

Omówienie i analiza motywów, fabuł, pomysłów i elementów, którymi cechują się autorskie opowiadania Lovecrafta. 128 stron.


S.T. Joshi

The Rise and Fall of the Cthulhu Mythos

Mythos Books LLC, Poplar Bluff, Montana, listopad 2008

Kompleksowe omówienie i analiza historii, koncepcji oraz wypaczeń mitologii Cthulhu. 312 stron.


S.T. Joshi

H.P. Lovecraft: A Comprehensive Bibliography

University of Tampa Press, Tampa, Floryda 2009

Najdokładniejsza jak dotąd bibliografia książek Lovecrafta i pozycji jemu poświęconych. W tej obszernej książce znaleźć można spis wszystkich znanych wydań książkowych Lovecrafta na świecie, wszystkich prac jemu poświęconych (czy to w formie książki, czy artykułu), wraz z dokładnymi danymi bibliograficznymi, jak również z odnośnikami do recenzji w prasie. Zakres tego spisu obejmuje pozycje wydane do roku 2007. 702 strony, oprawa miękka. W powstaniu polskiej części bibliografii pomagał nasz serwis.


Kenneth W. Faig, Jr.

The Unknown Lovecraft

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2009

Spis treści:

Lovecraft: Artist or Poseur?
Quae Amamus Teumur: Ancestors in Lovecraft’s Life and Fiction
Whipple V. Phillips and the Owyhee Land and Irrigation Company
Lovecraft’s Parental Heritage
The Friendship of Louise Imogen Guiney and Sarah Susan Phillips
The Unknown Lovecraft I: Political Operative
The Unknown Lovecraft II: Reluctant Laureate
Lovecraft’s “He”
“The Silver Key” and Lovecraft’s Childhood
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath
Lovecraft’s Unknown Friend: Dudley Charles Newton
R. H. Barlow
Robert H. Barlow as H.P. Lovecraft’s Literary Executor: An Appreciation

Eseje wybitnego badacza Lovecrafta o przodkach pisarza, trzech jego tekstach oraz spadkobiercy literackim. 256 stron.


Dan Clore

Weird Words: A Lovecraftian Lexicon

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork, listopad 2009

Okładka: Howard Wandrei

Słownik najtrudniejszych i najdziwniejszych wyrazów używanych przez Lovecrafta, łącznie z etymologią i licznymi przykładami z innej literatury. Okładka miękka, ok. 600 stron.


David Haden

Ice Cores: Essays on Lovecraft’s Novella At the Mountains of Madness

Burslem Books, 21 sierpnia 2010

Spis treści:

Antarktos [sonet XV cyklu Grzyby z Yuggoth]
The Floaters of the Barrens [opowiadanie, będące kontynuacją W górach szaleństwa]
On the writing and early publication history of Mountains
A survey of the literary precursors and prequels of Mountains
A survey of the literary and media sequels to Mountains
The current events of October 1929—Spring 1931, in relation to Lovecraft and his work
On the visual inspirations for Mountains
Aspects of the science in Lovecraft’s Mountains
“The white madness”: some extracts from real-life accounts of madness and death on polar expeditions
Research bibliography

Książka omawiająca rozmaite aspekty powieści Lovecrafta W górach szaleństwa. 100 stron. Dostępna w wyłącznie w wersji na Kindle.


David Haden

Lovecraft in historical context: essays

Burslem Books, lipiec 2010

Spis treści:

The Monoliths under the Sea [opowiadanie, prequel Zew Cthulhu]
A note on the origin and derivation of Necronomicon
Dagon: war and science at the origin of Lovecraft’s mythos
The Rats In The Walls: otherness and British culture
Nyarlathotep: science, sound, and the chaos of the Other
Lovecraft, the Cephalopoda, and the New England Sea Monster tradition
The Call of Cthulhu: possible influences, and some notes on its enduring appeal
At The Mountains of Madness: some notes on Lovecraft’s possible visual inspirations

Jedno niedługie opowiadanie i kilka esejów w miękkiej oprawie. 74 stron. Książka dostępna wyłącznie w wersji na Kindle.


S.T. Joshi

I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H. P. Lovecraft

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork, jesień 2010 (wznowienie w paperbacku: luty 2013)

Twutomowe, rozszerzone H.P. Lovecraft: A Life – jak dotąd najpełniejsza, najbardziej kompletna i najbardziej wiarygodna biografia Lovecrafta na świecie. Wiele miejsca autor poświęcił na omówienie tła historycznego czasów Lovecrafta. Oba tomy w twardych oprawach, w sumie 1200 stron.


Donald Tyson

The Dream World of H. P. Lovecraft. His Life, His Demons, His Universe

Llewellyn Publications, Woodbury, Minnesota, listopad 2010

Okultystyczny badacz odkrywa mistyczno-ezoteryczną stronę dzieł i życia Lovecrafta. 336 stron.


S.T. Joshi (red.)

Weird Writer in Our Midst: Early Criticism of H. P. Lovecraft

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2010

Spis treści:

S.T. Joshi – Introduction

I. Recollections of Lovecraft

Walter J. CoatesHoward P. Lovecraft [1890–1937]
Hyman BradofskyAmateur Affairs
Robert Bloch[Letter to the Editor]
Stuart M. Boland – Interlude with Lovecraft
Muriel E. Eddy – Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Paul Livingston Keil – I Met Lovecraft
Ruth M. Eddy – The Man Who Came at Midnight

II. Criticism in Lovecraft’s Lifetime

Rheinhart KlienerA Note on Howard P. Lovecraft’s Verse
W. Paul CookHoward P. Lovecraft’s Fiction
Alfred Galpin [Zolius] – The Vivisector
Frank Belknap Long, Jr.Preface to The Shunned House
Vrest OrtonA Weird Writer Is in Our Midst
B.K. Hart – The Sideshow
J. Randle Luten – What Makes a Story Click?

III. Comments from Readers

Weird Tales
Astounding Stories

IV. Criticism from the Fan World

August DerlethH. P. Lovecraft, Outsider
August DerlethA Master of the Macabre
R.W. Sherman – Disbelievers Ever
J.B. Michel – The Last of H. P. Lovecraft
Autolycus – What of H. P. Lovecraft? or, A Commentary upon J. B. Michel
J. Chapman Miske – H. P. Lovecraft: Strange Weaver
Dorothy WalterLovecraft and Benefit Street
Thomas Ollive Mabbott – [Letters to the Editor]
W. Paul CookA Plea for Lovecraft
P. Schuyler Miller – Let’s All Jump on H.P.L.
Michael Harrison – Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Arthur F. Hillman – The Lovecraft Cult
Francis T. Laney – Lovecraft Is 86
John Brunner – Rusty Chains
Some Notes on HPL by Sam Moskowitz, Fritz Leiber, Edward Wood, and John Brunner

V. Notices from the Literary Community

Will Cuppy – Mystery and Adventure
Fellow Writers – Horror Story Author Published
T. O. Mabbott – [Review of The Outsider and Others]
Robert Alerton Parker – Such Pulp as Dreams Are Made On
Petere De Vries – Macabre, Lyrical and Weird
Will Cuppy – Mystery and Adventure
William Poster – Nightmare in Cthulu
Vincent StarrettBooks Alive
Charles Collins – Bookman’s Holiday
Will Cuppy – Mystery and Adventure
Marjorie Farber – Poesque Doodles
Vincent StarrettBooks Alive
William Rose Benét – The Phoenix Nest
Fred Lewis Pattee – [Review of Supernatural Horror in Literature]
J.O. Bailey – Pilgrims through Space and Time
Richard B. Gehman – Imagination Runs Wild
Vincent StarrettBooks Alive
Joseph Henry Jackson – A Bookman’s Notebook
E.O.D. Keown – Sabbat-Night Reading
Anthony Powell – Of Good and Evil
Vincent H. Gaddis – The Genius Who Lived Backwards
Appendix: Some Vignettes
Notes
Index

Zbiór wczesnych utworów krytycznoliterackich dotyczących Lovecrafta. 264 strony, okładka miękka.


David Haden

Lovecraft in Historical Context: Further Essays and Notes

Burslem Books, lipiec 2011

Spis treści:

The Quest to Azathoth [opowiadanie]
The Typewriter of H.P. Lovecraft
Some Notes on the Origins of Lovecraft’s The Colour Out of Space
Appendix: Quabbin and The Colour Out of Space
Lovecraft, Houdini, and Egypt in Fantastic Literature
What Does Danforth See At The End of Mountains?
A Fainting Spell: Lovecraft and fainting
Looking into Lovecraft’s Toilet
Loveman as a Source for Hypnos
The Mystery of “J.N.”
A Note on the Pickwick Club Disaster
On The Real Mammoth Cave and The Beast in the Cave
The Winds of Insanity
The Cats of H.P. Lovecraft
Cats and the Fantastical (a bibliography)
A Note on the Elder Signs
Secrecy and Secretions
Postcards from the High House
Two Postcards from the Providence Public Library
An Alternate Ending: a fiction

Kolejny zbiór esejów (+ jedno opowiadanie) Davida Hadena. 158 stron. Książka dostępna w wersji na Kindle


David Haden

Walking with Cthulhu: H. P. Lovecraft as Psychogeographer New York City 1924-26

Burslem Books, 31 sierpnia 2011

Książka omawiająca szczegółowo pobyt Lovecrafta w Nowym Jorku w latach 1924-1926, w szczególności jego spacery po mieście. Sporo miejsca poświęcono opisowi metropolii z tamtych czasów. 198 stron. Książka dostępna w wersji na Kindle.


James Anderson

Out of the Shadows: a Structuralist Approach to Understanding the Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft

Wildside Press, październik 2011

Analiza utworów Lovecrafta pod kątem strukturalistycznym.


Robert H. Waugh

A Monster of Voices: Speaking for H. P. Lovecraft

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2011

Spis treści:

Introduction
Further Sorties
The Blasted Heath in “The Colour out of Space”
Lovecraft and Lawrence on the Hidden Gods
“The Rats in the Walls,” The Rats in the Trenches
The Hounds of Hell, the Hounds of Heaven, and the Hounds of Earth
The Ecstacies of “The Thing on the Doorstep,” “Medusa’s Coil,” and Other Erotic Studies

Free Range
Bloch and Leiber: the Siblings at War with Lovecraft, the Compound Ghost
The Weird Historical Novel: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, and Other Historical Ventures
“Hey, Yew, Why Don’t Ye Say Somethin’?” Lovecraft’s Dramatic Monologues
The Surreal and the Organic Imaginations: Lewis, Tolkien, and Lovecraft
“An Exquisitely Low and Infinitely Distant Musical Note”: German Romantic Opera and Lovecraft’s Aesthetic and Practice

Filiations and Affinities
Lovecraft, a Citizen of Rome
Lovecraft Speaks French, in a Manner of Speaking
Lovecraft and O’Neill: The New England Haunts

In Swan Point Cemetery
Works Cited

Zbiór esejów solidnego badacza literatury fantastycznej.


S.T. Joshi (red.)

Dissecting Cthulhu: Essays on the Cthulhu Mythos

Miskatonic River Press, styczeń 2012

Spis treści:

I. Some Overviews

Richard L. Tierney – The Derleth Mythos
Dirk W. Mosig –H. P. Lovecraft: Myth-Maker
David E. Schultz – Who Needs the “Cthulhu Mythos”?
Simon MacCulloch – Lovecraft Waits Dreaming
S.T. Joshi – The Cthulhu Mythos: Lovecraft vs. Derleth
Steven J. Mariconda – Toward a Reader-Response Approach to the Lovecraft Mythos

II. The Books

Robert M. Price – Genres in the Lovecraftian Library
Robert M. Price – Higher Criticism and the Necronomicon
Dan Clore – The Lurker at the Threshold of Interpretation

III. The Gods

Robert M. Price – Demythologizing Cthulhu
Robert M. Price – The Last Vestige of the Derleth Mythos
Will Murray – Behind the Mask of Nyarlathotep
Will Murray – On the Natures of Nug and Yeb

IV. The Landscape

Robert D. Marten – Arkham Country: In Rescue of the Lost Searchers
Will Murray – Where Was Foxfield?
Edward W. O’Brien – Lovecraft’s Two Views of Arkham

V. Influences

Marco Frenschkowski – Hali
Jason C. Eckhardt – Cthulhu’s Scald: Lovecraft and the Nordic Tradition
David E. Schultz – The Origin of Lovecraft’s “Black Magic” Quote
Robert M. Price – Robert E. Howard and the Cthulhu Mythos

Stefan Dziemianowicz – Divers Hands

Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

Zbiór powstałych na przestrzeni lat esejów różnych autorów na temat mitologii Cthulhu.



David Haden

Lovecraft in Historical Context: A Third Collection of Essays and Notes

Burslem Books, lipiec 2012

Spis treści:

Who Was “Harley Warren”?
Who Were the Blatschkas?
Lovecraft’s Telescope
Lovecraft’s Camera
Edison’s virtual ‘visit’ to Providence, 1896, a source for “Nyarlathotep”
Missing : the Sentinel of Lovecraft’s Sentinel Hill
Running down Danforth, at the Paterson Museum
Neutaconkanut : Lovecraft’s last summer walk
 What could Lovecraft and his circle have known of Doctor John Dee?
Locating “The Mound”
Some covers of The All-Story
Mirrored : reflections on Lovecraft’s reflections
Ten examples of tentacular propaganda, 1881-1910s
A real horror : on the 1918 flu pandemic in Providence

Kolejny zbiór esejów Davida Hadena. 120 stron, ilustracje.


Graham Harman

Weird Realism: Lovecraft and Philosophy

John Hunt Publishing, New Alresford, United Kingdom, 16 września 2012

Analiza filozofii kryjącej się za twórczością Lovecrafta. 277 stron.



S.T. Joshi

H. P. Lovecraft: Nightmare Countries

Barnes & Noble, 18 października 2012

Spis treści:

Introduction
A Genuine Pagan (1890–1904)
Eccentric Recluse (1904–1914)
A Renewed Will to Live (1914–1924)
New York Exile (1924–1926)
The Creation of Cthulhu (1926–1931)
A Shadow Over Life (1932–1937)
The Mythos Grows
Author Biography
Image Credits

Krótka biografia Lovecrafta, z dodatkiem unikalnych zdjęć miejsc i osób z nim związanych, a także jego rękopisów. 160 stron, twarda oprawa.



John D. Haefele

A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos

H. Harksen Productions, Odense (Dania), grudzień 2012

Spis treści:

List of Arkham House Publishing Ephemerae
Acknowledgements
Keyword Nomenclature & Abbreviations
Preface – W.H. Pugmire
Demonized Still

I. Thus Said Lovecraft

Lovecraft Mythos
Cthulhu Mythos
Lovecraft in Providence
Derleth in “Sac Prairie”
Road to Arkham House
Revision Mythos

II. Thus Said Derleth

Fan-Fiction
Entertainment
Off-trail
Filler?
Halfway
Pastiche
Treshold
Lovecraft’s Saltes
Dark Brotherhood

III. Thus Said Alhazred

Mythos Rising
Lovecraft, We Presume?
Black Magic
Derleth Mythos
Catholic Cthulhu
Joshi Mythos
Curwen Dunwich
Into the Hills with Dyer
Worlds of Lovecraft
Grendon, We Presume?
Sauk City and the Stars
Estimates & Summary
Reflections
Postscripts

Addendum I: Mythos Chronology
Addendum II: Arkham Register of Derleth Mythos Fiction
Addendum III: About the Mythos
Addendum IV: Derleth’s “Grand Pastiche” of Lovecraft
Addendum V: Best of the Derleth Mythos
Works Cited
Bibliography: Letters, Articles & Books

Ciekawa książka, która bierze w obronę wypaczenia dokonane przez Augusta Derletha w postrzeganiu twórczości Lovecrafta oraz stworzoną przez niego wersję mitologii Cthulhu. S.T. Joshi napisał jej miażdżącą krytykę, można ją przeczytać po angielsku TUTAJ.


Robert H. Waugh (red.)

Lovecraft and Influence: His Predeccessors and Successors

Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Maryland, maj 2013

Abbreviations
Introduction

I. Lovecraft’s Predeccessors

Robert M. Price – Biblical Bits in Lovecraft
J.D. Worthington – Queen Anne Is [Not] Dead: Lovecraft and the Augustans
James Goho – The Shape of Darkness: Origins for H. P. Lovecraft within the American Gothic Tradition
Donald R. Burleson – Hawthorne’s Influence on Lovecraft
Alex Houstoun – “Hearken . . . I Can Tell You the Whole Story”: Monologues and Confessions in the Early Works of H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe
Darrell Schweitzer – Lovecraft’s Debt to Lord Dunsany
Gavin Callaghan – A Reprehensible Habit: H. P. Lovecraft and the Munsey Magazines
T.R. Livesey – Green Storm Rising: Lovecraft’s Roots in Invasion Literature

II. Lovecraft’s Successors

Norm Gayford – What Stays in Lovecraft’s Sieve Once Frank Belknap Long Is Strained Through It
S.T. Joshi – From the Cosmic to the Human: H. P. Lovecraft’s Influence on Ramsey Campbell
Robert H. Waugh – Lovecraft’s Influence in Science Fiction: The Tides of His Dark Star in the Works of Arthur C. Clarke, Fritz Leiber, and Philip K. Dick
Michael Cisco – Reanimator and Exterminator: H. P. Lovecraft and William S. Burroughs
John Langan – Nature’s Other, Ghastly Face: H. P. Lovecraft and the Animal Sublime in Stephen King
Steven J. Mariconda – Easy as Falling off Logic: A Consideration of Lovecraft and Ligotti as “Weird Realists”

Selected Bibliography
Index
About the Contributors
About the Editor

Zbiór esejów na temat poprzedników i następców Lovecrafta w dziedzinie opowieści niesamowitej, ich związków oraz inspiracji. 210 stron, twarda oprawa.


David Haden

Lovecraft in Historical Context. Fourth Collection

Burslem Books, lipiec 2013

PART ONE: General essays

Typhon as a source for Cthulhu.
Arthur Leeds : the early biography, photographic portraits, and a story.
The terribly nice old ladies : Miniter and Beebe at Wilbraham.
A source for Rev. Abijah Hoadley in “The Dunwich Horror”.
An unknown H.P. Lovecraft correspondent?
Shards from H.P. Lovecraft’s quarry.
Of Rats and Legions : H.P. Lovecraft in Northumbria.
Looking into the Shining Trapezohedron.
Notes made after reading R.E. Howard’s key ‘Lovecraftian’ stories.
H.P. Lovecraft’s cinema ticket booth job, circa 1930.
Garrett P. Serviss (1851—1929) : a major influence on H.P. Lovecraft.
John Howard Appleton (1844—1930).
Tsan-Chan in Tibet : Tibetan Bon devils and Lovecraft’s future empire.
The locations of Sonia’s two hat shops.
In the hollows of memory : H.P. Lovecraft’s Seekonk and Cat Swamp.
A note on “The Paxton”.
Rabid! A note on H.P. Lovecraft and the disease rabies.
Pictures of some members of the Providence Amateur Press Club.
H.P. Lovecraft and his Young Men’s Club.
A few additions for Anna Helen Crofts (1889-1975).
An annotated “The History of the Necronomicon”

PART TWO: Finding Lovecraft’s most elusive correspondents

Wesley and Stetson : Providence models for Wilcox in “Cthulhu”?
Geo. FitzPatrick of Sydney : the Australian correspondent.
A likely candidate for the H.P. Lovecraft correspondent C.L. Stuart.
Curtis F. Myers (1897-?)
Sounding the Bell : finding a long ‘lost’ Lovecraft correspondent.
The fannish activity of Louis C. Smith.
Fred Anger after H.P. Lovecraft.
Reds and pinks : the politics of Woodburn Prescott Harris.
A note on H.P. Lovecraft’s British correspondent, Arthur Harris.
On Poe: Horatio Elwin Smith (1886-1946).
Gardens of delight? Thomas Stuart Evans (1885-1940).
The Hatter : Dudley Charles Newton (1864-1954).

Kolejny zbiór krótkich esejów Davida Hadena. Miękka okładka, 304 strony.


Steven J. Mariconda

Art, Artifact and Reality

Hippocampus Press, lipiec 2013

Spis treści:

Introduction

I. General Studies

H. P. Lovecraft: Consummate Prose Stylist 
Lovecraft’s Concept of “Background” 
Toward a Reader-Response Approach to the Lovecraft Mythos 
Lovecraft’s Cosmic Imagery 
H. P. Lovecraft: Art, Artifact, and Reality 
H. P. Lovecraft: Reluctant American Modernist
“Expect Great Revelations”: Lovecraft Criticism in His Centennial Year

II. Essays on Specific Works

On “Amissa Minerva” 
“The Hound”—A Dead Dog? 
“Hypnos”: Art, Philosophy, and Insanity 
Curious Myths of the Middle Ages and “The Rats in the Walls”
Lovecraft’s “Elizabethtown” 
On the Emergence of “Cthulhu”
The Subversion of Sense in “The Colour out of Space”
Tightening the Coil: The Revision of “The Whisperer in Darkness” 
Lovecraft’s Role in “The Tree on the Hill” 
Some Antecedents of the Shining Trapezohedron

III. Reviews

The Corrected Texts of Lovecraft’s Tales
Lovecraft’s Essays, Poems, and Letters
Some Lovecraft Scholars
Anodyne Amusing Appendix

Afterword
Works Cited
Sources
Index

Zbiór najlepszych esejów nt. Lovecrafta autorstwa Stevena J. Maricondy.


Gavin Callaghan

H. P. Lovecraft’s Dark Arcadia

McFarland & Co., Jefferson, Północna Karolina, 2013

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Sympathy for the Shoggoths
One • Dark Arcadia: Arcadia, Arkham and H. P. Lovecraft’s Process of Classical Inversion
Two • The Birds and the Bees (According to H. P. Lovecraft)
Three • Secrets Behind the Locked Door: Lovecraft and the Theseus Myth
Four • From the Moon to the Pit: Lovecraft’s Moon-Ladder
Five • Lovecraft’s In Memoriam: Phillips Gamwell and the Innsmouth Coda
Six • H. P. Lovecraft and the Magna Mater
Appendix
Chapter Notes
Bibliography
Index

Próba analizy światów Lovecrafta w ujęciu mitograficznym. 288 stron, okładka miękka.



David Goudsward

H. P. Lovecraft in the Merrimack Valley

Hippocampus Press, Nowy Jork 2013

Spis treści:

Kenneth W. Faig, Jr. – Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
H.P. Lovecraft in the Merrimack Valley

Transformations
First Visits: 1921
Whittierland and Newburyport
Intermezzo: 1924–1926
Innsmouth Ascendant: 1927–1931
Dreams and Eclipses: 1932–33
Shadows out of Haverhill: 1934–36
Coda

Appendices
The Haverhill Convention
First Impressions of Newburyport – H.P. Lovecraft
Tryout’s Return to Haverhill
Plaistow, N.H. – C.W. Smith
The Return
The Published Works of Myrta Alice Little Davies
Howard Prescott Lovecraft – C.W. Smith
The Publications of Charles W. Smith
H.P. Lovecraft, “The Dunwich Horror”, and Mystery Hill
Sites Open to the Public

Notes
Chris Perridas – Lovecraft: A Sense of Place and High Strangeness
Bibliography
Index

Analiza dokumentów i szczegółów biograficznych Lovecrafta związanych z jego pobytami w Dolinie rzeki Merrimack w Nowej Anglii, m.in. Newburyport, które zainspirowało Innsmouth.


William F. Touponce

Lord Dunsany, H. P. Lovecraft, and Ray Bradbury

Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Maryland, październik 2013

Próba analizy modernistycznych motywów w prozie wymienionych w tytule pisarzy weird fiction. 166 stron, twarda oprawa.



David Simmons (red.)

New Critical Essays on H.P. Lovecraft

Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Wielka Brytania, październik 2013

Spis treści:

List of Figures
S.T. Joshi – Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: H.P. Lovecraft: The Outsider No More? – David Simmons

Part I: Lovecraft and His Fiction

David Simmons – “A Certain Resemblance”: Abject Hybridity in H.P. Lovecraft’s Short Fiction
Gina Wisker – “Spawn of the Pit”: Lavinia, Marceline, Medusa, and All Things Foul: H.P. Lovecraft’s Liminal Women
Sara Williams – “The Infinitude of the Shrieking Abysses”: Rooms, Wombs, Tombs, and the Hysterical Female Gothic in “The Dreams in the Witch-House”
Gerry Carlin i Nicola Allen – Slime and Western Man: H. P. Lovecraft in the Time of Modernism
Robert Waugh – Looming at the Mountains of Madness: Lovecraft’s Mirages
Donald Burleson – On “The Dunwich Horror”

Part II: Lovecraft and His Influence

J.S. Mackley – The Shadow over Derleth: Disseminating the Mythos in The Trail of Cthulhu
Steffen Hantke – From the Library of America to the Mountains of Madness: Recent Discourse on H.P. Lovecraft
Chris Murray i Kevin Corstorphine – Co(s)mic Horror
Joseph Norman – “Sounds Which Filled Me with an Indefinable Dread”: The Cthulhu Mythopoeia of H.P. Lovecraft in “Extreme” Metal
Martyn Colebrook – “Comrades in Tentacles”: H.P. Lovecraft and China Miéville
Mark Jones – Tentacles and Teeth: The Lovecraftian Being in Popular Culture

Notes on Contributors
Index

Eseje krytycznoliterackie. Oprawa twarda. 280 stron.


 

Jason C. Eckhardt

Off the Ancient Track. A Lovecraftian Guide to New-England & Adjacent New-York

Jason C. Eckhardt, 2013 (wcześniejsze wydania: Necronomicon Press 1987, 1990)

Ilustrowany przewodnik po Lovecraftowskich zabytkach Nowej Anglii i Nowego Jorku. Oprawa miękka. 20 stron.



S.T. Joshi

Lovecraft and a World in Transition

Hippocampus Press, sierpień 2014

Spis treści:

Introduction

I. Biographical Studies 

Lovecraft and Weird Tales
Further Notes on Lovecraft and Music
Lovecraft’s Library
Lovecraft’s Revisions: How Much of Them Did He Write?
Lovecraft and His Wife
Lovecraft and the Films of His Day
The Rationale of Lovecraft’s Pseudonyms
Lovecraft and the Munsey Magazines
Barbarism vs. Civilization: Robert E. Howard and H. P. Lovecraft in Their Correspondence

II. Philosophical Studies

The Political and Economic Thought of H. P. Lovecraft
“Reality” and Knowledge: Some Notes on Lovecraft’s Aesthetic
In Defence of Dagon and Lovecraft’s Philosophy
Lovecraft’s Alien Civilisations: A Political Interpretation
Lovecraft and a World in Transition
Lovecraft and the “Big Issue”
H. P. Lovecraft: The Fiction of Materialism
Lovecraft and Religion
Time, Space, and Natural Law: Science and Pseudo-Science in Lovecraft

III. Thematic and Textual Studies

Autobiography in Lovecraft
Lovecraft’s Other Planets
Textual Problems in Lovecraft
The Structure of Lovecraft’s Longer Narratives
The Dream World and the Real World in Lovecraft
Topical References in Lovecraft
Humour and Satire in Lovecraft
A Guide to the Lovecraft Fiction Manuscripts at the John Hay Library

IV. Studies of Individual Works

Who Wrote “The Mound”?
On “The Book”
On “Polaris”
On “The Tree on the Hill”
Lovecraft and the Regnum Congo
The Sources for “From Beyond”
On “The Descendant”
What Happens in “Arthur Jermyn”
“The Tree” and Ancient History
Lovecraft and Dunsany’s Chronicles of Rodriguez
Some Sources for “The Mound” and At the Mountains of Madness
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
Excised Passages from “The Thing on the Doorstep”

V. On Lovecraft’s Essays, Poetry, and Letters

“History of the Necronomicon”
“Supernatural Horror in Literature”
Two Spurious Lovecraft Poems
A Look at Lovecraft’s Letters
Lovecraft’s Fantastic Poetry
Lovecraft, Regner Lodbrog, and Olaus Wormius
Lovecraft’s Essays

VI. On Lovecraft’s Legacy and Influence

The Development of Lovecraftian Studies: 1971–1982
R. H. Barlow and the Recognition of H. P. Lovecraft
A Literary Tutelage: Robert Bloch and H. P. Lovecraft
Passing the Torch: H. P. Lovecraft and Fritz Leiber
Lovecraft at Last
The Cthulhu Mythos
The Recognition of H. P. Lovecraft, 1937–2013

Sources
Index

Wydany w limitowanej edycji 500 egzemplarzy (z podpisami autora) w twardej oprawie zbiór wszystkich ważniejszych esejów Joshiego na temat Lovecrafta. 645 stron.


Bobby Derie

Sex and the Cthulhu Mythos

Hippocampus Press, sierpień 2014

Szczegółowa analiza aspektów seksualnych w twórczości Lovecrafta. Derie poświęca również trochę miejsca na rozwinięcie tych wątków u późniejszych pisarzy, dla których Lovecraft stanowił inspirację. Okładka miękka, 314 stron.


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David Haden

Lovecraft in Historical Context

Burslem Books, lipiec 2013

Spis treści:

PART ONE: Topographies

The Catskill Mountains

“A mighty woodcutter”: on the trail of Bernard Austin Dwyer
Two poems by Bernard Austin Dwyer, newly discovered
The annotated “The Lurking Fear”

2. New York City

Suydam revealed: a major new source for “The Horror at Red Hook”
Reds in New York: an aspect of Lovecraft’s New York circle in the 1930s
A note on the interior layout of 169 Clinton Street, Brooklyn

3. Providence

H.P. Lovecraft and his local Public Library
Found: a new photograph of the young H.P. Lovecraft?
The Ward of 100 Prospect St.
‘Ancients and Horribles’: the grotesque parade tradition in Rhode Island
H.P. Lovecraft and the RISD Museum of Art, Providence
H.P. Lovecraft among the Jews: a snapshot in time
Electro-quacks of Providence 1: Orville Livingston Leach
Electro-quacks of Providence 2: Dr. William F. Channing
H.P. Lovecraft’s star-charts

4. Travels and places

The location of “Juan Romero”: Area 52
The Isles of Shoals as a possible inspiration for Devil Reef
Locating the Sentinel Elm at Athol
A note on H.P. Lovecraft and Bolton, Mass
The Boston North End as H.P. Lovecraft saw it
On the trail to Dark Swamp

PART TWO: Ancient secrets

The extent of the influence of “The Horla” on H.P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft and Great Zimbabwe
Finding Cthulhu: H.P. Lovecraft and Chthetho

PART THREE: Friends and correspondents

   Allan Grayson of New York: the young poet of Dunedin
Some new biographical details for Henry S. Whitehead, and four texts: Whitehead’s early biography, Harvard College Class of 1904 yearbook
Cures Mentally Sick by Prayer (interview), Boston Post, 1921
Editorial Prejudice Against The Occult (article), The Writer, 1922
Henry S. Whitehead (obituary), The Evening Independent, 1932
“Hell’s Turned Loose”: a ‘lost’ Lovecraft revision poem, found
‘… Nor a Lender Be’: H.P. Lovecraft and Ernest La Touche Hancock
Some new biographical details for Albert August Sandusky
Some notes on Richard Ely Morse
A note on Gordon Hatfield, composer and stage director
A note on Edward Harold Cole
A note on the H.P. Lovecraft correspondent Albert Chapin
Samuel Loveman’s late and wayward hand
Anne Tillery Renshaw (c.1890?-c.1940?)

PART FOUR: Influence

   On Lovecraft’s glands
Did Lovecraft read Moby Dick?
Hawthorne’s influence on the genesis of the Necronomicon
Lovecraft’s pocket nuclear device
A note on Lovecraft and Terence McKenna
Book review: Lovecraft and Influence: his predecessors and successors
Three additions and corrections for essays from previous volumes
POEM: “The Harbour”

Kolejny zbiór krótkich esejów Davida Hadena. Miękka okładka, 340 stron.


Paul Roland

The Curious Case of H.P. Lovecraft

Plexus Publishing, Londyn 2014

Zbędna biografia Lovecrafta, która rzekomo opiera się na nieznanych źródłach, a tak naprawdę nie wnosi nic nowego i dodatkowo przeinacza pewne fakty. 240 stron, miękka okładka.