The Collected Works

ebook: The Collected Works

Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat presents to you this unique and meticulously edited H. P. Lovecraft collection: Contents: Short Stories and Novellas: The Case of Charles Dexter Ward The Dunwich Horror At The Mountains of Madness The Tomb Dagon A Reminiscence of Dr. Samuel Johnson Polaris Memory The White Ship The Doom That Came to Sarnath Statement of Randolph Carter The Street Terrible Old Man Cats of Ulthar The Tree Celephaïs From Beyond The Horror at Red Hook The Temple Nyarlathotep Picture in the House Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family The Nameless City The Quest of Iranon The Moon Bog Ex Oblivione The Other Gods The Outsider The Music of Erich Zann Hypnos What the Moon Brings Herbert West–Reanimator The Hound The Lurking Fear The Rats in the Walls The Unnamable The Festival The Shunned House He In the Vault Cool Air Pickman's Model The Strange High House in the Mist The Silver Key The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath The Colour out of Space The Descendant The Very Old Folk Ibid The Whisperer in Darkness The Shadow Over Innsmouth The Dreams in the Witch House The Thing on the Doorstep The Book The Evil Clergyman The Shadow out of Time The Haunter of the Dark Juvenilia: The Alchemist The Beast in the Cave Poetry: Poemata Minora, Volume II On Receiving a Picture of Swans Unda; or, The Bride of the Sea An American to Mother England Lines on Gen. Robert Edward Lee The Rose of England The Poe-et's Nightmare Fact and Fancy Pacifist War Song - 1917 A Garden The Peace Advocate Ode for July Fourth, 1917 Nemesis Astrophobos Sunset Laeta; a Lament Psychopompos: A Tale in Rhyme The Conscript Despair Revelation The House The City To Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Eighteenth Baron Dunsany The Nightmare Lake On Reading Lord Dunsany's Book of Wonder Christmas Sir Thomas Tryout Essays: At the Root The Allowable Rhyme The Despised Pastoral Metrical Regularity Literary Composition Collaborations: Poetry and the Gods The Crawling Chaos Four O'Clock


About the Author

Howard Phillips Lovecraft, known as H. P. Lovecraft (1890–1937), was an American writer of weird fiction and horror literature, who posthumously became one of the most significant figures in the genre's history. Born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, Lovecraft's writing is distinguished by its atmospheric detail and a cosmology populated by ancient, otherworldly horrors, such as Cthulhu and other entities from his famous Cthulhu Mythos. Lovecraft's influence is so profound that it extends beyond literature, shaping modern horror in various media.

With a style marked by antiquarian verbosity and an embrace of the macabre, Lovecraft introduced readers to a universe of cosmic dread and existential fear, believing humanity's place in the cosmos was insignificant. His collected works, which include such seminal tales as 'The Call of Cthulhu', 'At the Mountains of Madness', and 'The Shadow over Innsmouth', were not initially commercially successful. Only after his untimely death from intestinal cancer did his reputation grow, resulting in a legacy that would position him alongside Edgar Allan Poe in terms of impact on the horror genre. Despite this belated recognition, the racism and xenophobia found in his personal correspondence and some of his fiction have cast a shadow over his legacy, prompting ongoing debates in literary circles.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 1205 Pages

Filesize: 1.3 MB

ISBN: 8596547404392

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