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Lovecraft's guide to writing, a collection of essays

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Lovecraft's guide to writing, a collection of essays
Language
eng
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no index present
Literary Form
fiction
Main title
Lovecraft's guide to writing
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Sub title
a collection of essays
Summary
"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
Target audience
adult
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