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Author Joshi, S. T., 1958- author.

Title A dreamer and a visionary : H.P. Lovecraft in his time / S.T. Joshi.

Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2001.

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Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 422 pages).
Series Liverpool science fiction texts and studies
Liverpool science fiction texts and studies.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-410) and index.
Contents Title Page; Contents; Preface; 1: Unmixed English Gentry; 2: A Genuine Pagan (1890-97); 3: Black Woods and Unfathomed Caves (1898-1902); 4: What of Unknown Africa? (1902-1908); 5: Barbarian and Alien (1908-14); 6: A Renewed Will to Live (1914-17); 7: Feverish and Incessant Scribbling (1917-19); 8: Cynical Materialist (1919-21); 9: The High Tide of My Life (1921-22); 10: For My Own Amusement (1923-24); 11: Ball and Chain (1924); 12: Moriturus Te Saluto (1925-26); 13: Paradise Regain'd (1926); 14: Cosmic Outsideness (1927-28); 15: Fanlights and Georgian Steeples (1928-30).
Summary H.P. Lovecraft has come to be recognised as the leading author of supernatural fiction in the twentieth century. But how did a man who died in poverty, with no book of his stories published in his lifetime, become such an icon in horror literature? S.T. Joshi, the leading authority on Lovecraft, traces in detail the course of Lovecraft?s life and shows how Lovecraft was engaged in the political, economic, social and intellectual currents of his time.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Horror tales -- Authorship.
Electronic books.
Biography.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781846312991 (electronic bk.)
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