The Age of Lovecraft

The Age of Lovecraft

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"Howard Phillips Lovecraft, the American author of "weird tales" who died in 1937 impoverished and relatively unknown, has become a twenty-first-century star, cropping up in places both anticipated and unexpected. Authors, filmmakers, and shapers of popular culture like Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, and Guillermo del Toro acknowledge his influence; his fiction is key to the work of posthuman philosophers and cultural critics such as Graham Harman and Eugene Thacker; and Lovecraft's creations have achieved unprecedented cultural ubiquity, even showing up on the animated program South Park. The Age of Lovecraft is the first sustained analysis of Lovecraft in relation to twenty-first-century critical theory and culture, delving into troubling aspects of his thought and writings."--Back cover.
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780816699247
0816699240
Characteristics: xi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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