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(ˈlʌvˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft)

H(oward) P(hillips), 1890–1937, U.S. writer.
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The other two important deities were Yog-Sothoth (mentioned above) and Shub-Niggurath, borrowed from Lord Dunsany's Sheol-Nugganoth, "the Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young" (The Whisperer in Darkness, Lovecraft 2008: 683).
The book, titled 'Elimination Night,' revolves around Lopez-like character Bibi Vasquez and a Tyler clone, Joey Lovecraft, on a show dubbed 'Project Icon,' the New York Post reported.
Lovecraft Festival, running through July 6 at Under St.
My selection was based as much on Howard Phillips Lovecraft's name as it was his creativity, though he could recite poetry at two and was writing complicated (aren't they all?) poems at six.
The framing story should seem familiar enough to any fan of Lovecraft: a mysterious manuscript salvaged from a shipwreck seems to hint at Dark Rites through which sinister savages open menacing gateways to Worlds Beyond the Sky (but only when the Stars Are Right.)
If you are one of those people who has a God that is bigger than another God, and you believe that everyone who doesn't believe in your God is damned to spend eternity ankle deep in lukewarm vomit, now is a good time to stop reading, because I'm about to talk about post-modernism, Jedi knights and HP Lovecraft.
Lovecraft, more obsessively than anyone since Edgar Allen Poe, depicts for us this primeval connection between ourselves and what exists, in a vague and hostile form, at all points of convergence along the limit of human awareness.
DONT BE AFRAID OF THE DARK 15 HORROR maestro Guillermo Del Toro resurrects a little-seen haunted house chiller based on an HP Lovecraft story.
Lovecraft designated 'the current of weirdness' in Irish literature.
Lovecraft's apologia for the inclusion of horror fiction in the literary canon, entitled "Supernatural Horror in Literature," concludes with an argument that this genre is a particularly appropriate aesthetic response to the monumental advances in science, technology, and psychology that shaped modern America:
Lovecraft book he found, and read a story called "At the Mountains of Madness." It might not seem like the most likely story to read to a five-year old, but my father knew that I had a great imagination and would not be satisfied by something like Dr.