Lovecraft’s Guide to Writing

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9781528717328 - Lovecraft's Guide to Writing - H. P. Lovecraft
9781528717328 - Lovecraft's Guide to Writing - H. P. Lovecraft
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Lovecraft’s Guide to Writing

A Collection of Essays

A fantastic collection of essays by H. P. Lovecraft on the subject of writing poetry, literature and supernatural horror fiction. Within these essays, Lovecraft explores the origins and traditions of the genre in Britain, America and beyond with special reference to the most notable movements, themes, motifs, techniques, and writers past and present.

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“Lovecraft’s Guide to Writing” is a fantastic collection of essays by H. P. Lovecraft on the subject of writing poetry, literature and supernatural horror fiction. Within these essays, Lovecraft explores the origins and traditions of the genre in Britain, America and beyond with special reference to the most notable movements, themes, motifs, techniques, and writers past and present. A unique collection not to be missed by those interested in Lovecraft’s literature and writing style. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890–1937) was an American writer of supernatural horror fiction. Though his works remained largely unknown and did not furnish him with a decent living, Lovecraft is today considered to be among the most significant writers of supernatural horror fiction of the twentieth century. Contents include: “Supernatural Horror in Literature”, “The Allowable Rhyme”, “Metrical Regularity”, “Literary Composition”, and “Notes on Writing Weird Fiction”. Other notable works by this author include: “The Call of Cthulhu”, “The Rats in the Walls”, and “The Shadow Over Innsmouth”. Read & Co. Books is publishing this brand new collection of essays complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Book Details

Author

H. P. Lovecraft

Imprint

Read & Co. Great Essays

ISBN

9781528717328, 9781528790352

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Pages

128

Publication Date

26 May 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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