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H. P. Lovecraft

Author (20-Aug-1890 — 15-Mar-1937)


Timo Airaksinen. The Philosophy of H. P. Lovecraft: The Route to Horror. Peter Lang Publishing. 1999. 251pp.

Steve Behrends (editor). Clark Ashton Smith: Letters to H. P. Lovecraft. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press. 1987.

Donald R. Burleson. H. P. Lovecraft: A Critical Study. Greenwood Publications Group. 1983. 243pp.

L. Sprague de Camp. Lovecraft: A Biography. New York: Doubleday. 1975. 510pp.

Peter Cannon. H. P. Lovecraft. Twayne. 1989.

Sonia H. Davis. The Private Life of H. P. Lovecraft. Necronomicon Press. 1985. 38pp.

August Derleth; Donald Wandrei (editors). H. P. Lovecraft: Selected Letters. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press. 1996. (5 vols.)

August Derleth. Some Notes on H. P. Lovecraft. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House. 1959. 42pp.

S. T. Joshi; David E. Schultz (editors). Lord of a Visible World: An Autobiography in Letters. Ohio University Press. 2000. 385pp.

S. T. Joshi. H. P. Lovecraft: A Life. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press. 1996. 704pp.

S. T. Joshi. H. P. Lovecraft & Lovecraft Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography. Kent State University Press. 1981.

S. T. Joshi (editor). H. P. Lovecraft: Four Decades of Criticism. Ohio University Press. 1980. 248pp. Contains 23 essays about Lovecraft, the Cthulhu Mythos, etc.

S. T. Joshi. A Subtler Magick: The Writings and Philosophy of H. P. Lovecraft. Wildside Press. 1996. 316pp.

S. T. Joshi. A Dreamer and Visionary: H. P. Lovecraft in His Time. Liverpool University Press. 2001. 432pp.

S. T. Joshi. An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2001. 360pp.

Charles P. Mitchell. The Complete H. P. Lovecraft Filmography. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2001.

Robert M. Price. H. P. Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos. Borgo Press. 1989. 170pp.

David E. Schultz; S. T. Joshi (editors). An Epicure in the Terrible: A Centennial Anthology of Essays in Honor of H. P. Lovecraft. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1991. 347pp.

Darrell Schweitzer (editor). Discovering H. P. Lovecraft. Starmont House. 1987.

Philip A. Shreffler. The H. P. Lovecraft Companion. Greenwood Press. 1977. 198pp.

Don G. Smith. H. P. Lovecraft in Popular Culture: The Works and Their Adaptations in Film, Television, Comics, Music and Games. McFarland. 2005.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.429)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.919)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.650)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.447)

  11. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.596)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.616)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.454)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.309)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.205)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.49)

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