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New Critical Essays on H.P. Lovecraft

Editors: Simmons, D. (Ed.)

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The last ten years have witnessed a renewed interest in H.P. Lovecraft in academic and scholarly circles. New Critical Essays on H.P. Lovecraft seeks to offer an expansive and considered account of a fascinating yet challenging writer; both popular and critically valid but also problematic in terms of his depictions of race, gender and class.

About the authors

Nicola Allen, Northampton University and University of Wolverhampton, UK Donald R. Burleson, author of H. P. Lovecraft: A Critical Study and Lovecraft: Disturbing the Universe Gerry Carlin, University of Wolverhampton, UK Martyn Colebrook, The University of Hull, UK Kevin Corstorphine, University of Hull; UK Steffan Hantke, Sogang University, South Korea Mark Jones, University of Wolverhampton, UK S. T. Joshi, author Unutterable Horror: A History of Supernatural Fiction and H. P. Lovecraft: A Life J. S. Mackley, University of Northampton, UK Chris Murray, University of Dundee, UK Joseph Norman, Brunel University, UK Robert Waugh, SUNY New Paltz, USA Sara Williams, University of Hull, UK Gina Wisker, University of Brighton, UK

Reviews

"Informative and thoughtful . . . showcase[s] a wide range of approaches that testify to the richness of themes and concerns raised by Lovecraft's still highly inspiring oeuvre." - Rue Morgue

"Simmons has done valuable work in assembling and editing this timely collection." -The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Simmons, David

    Pages 1-10

  • “A Certain Resemblance”: Abject Hybridity in H. P. Lovecraft’s Short Fiction

    Simmons, David

    Pages 13-30

  • “Spawn of the Pit”: Lavinia, Marceline, Medusa, and All Things Foul: H. P. Lovecraft’s Liminal Women

    Wisker, Gina

    Pages 31-54

  • “The Infinitude of the Shrieking Abysses”: Rooms, Wombs, Tombs, and the Hysterical Female Gothic in “The Dreams in the Witch-House”

    Williams, Sara

    Pages 55-72

  • Slime and Western Man: H. P. Lovecraft in the Time of Modernism

    Carlin, Gerry (et al.)

    Pages 73-90

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Critical Essays on H.P. Lovecraft
Editors
  • D. Simmons
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32096-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137320964
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33224-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46166-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 259
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