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The H.P. Lovecraft Archive

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H.P. Lovecraft
HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT (20 August 1890–15 March 1937) is probably best known as a writer of weird fiction, but some believe his voluminous correspondence to be his greatest accomplishment. You can explore his numerous facets through the many pages outlined here:

His Life provides information on Lovecraft’s life, family, correspondents, interests, and a photo gallery;
His Writings explores his wide variety of works, including his fiction and letters, and includes many electronic texts;
His Creations outlines his fictional elements including Lovecraftian locations in New England, a bestiary, and a list of grimoires;
His Study has information on biographies, literary criticism, bibliographies, periodicals, and online articles;
Popular Culture details the movies, games, music, and art based on Lovecraft’s works, as well as the “Cthulhu Mythos”;
Internet Resources gives information on other Lovecraft-related sites, newsgroups, and FTP sites; and
About This Site outlines the purpose and goals of this site.
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What’s New
12 July 2019: 
Created pages for Selected Essays and To a Dreamer: Best Poems of H. P. Lovecraft, both edited by S. T. Joshi and from Necronomicon Press. Also added the table of contents for Crypt of Cthulhu issue 113 to our database.
4 June 2019: 
Created a page for The H. P. Lovecraft Cat Book (Necronomicon Press), edited by S. T. Joshi and illustrated by Jason C. Eckhardt.
15 April 2019: 
Overhauled the “Periodicals” section of the site, adding all tables of contents of all issues of Lovecraft Annual to the database; consolidating the search engines for Lovecraft Studies, Crypt of Cthulhu, and Lovecraft Annual; and adding the table of contents for Crypt of Cthulhu issue 112 to the database. These were some significant changes, so please contact us if you notice any issues.
1 February 2019: 
With just over six months to go until the next NecronomiCon, take a look back at NecronomiCon Providence 2017!
1 January 2019: 
Happy New Year! Created pages for four Necronomicon Press publications: Ave atque Vale: Reminiscences of H. P. Lovecraft (edited by S. T. Joshi & David E. Schultz), A Facsimile Reproduction of The Annual Report on the Science of Astronomy, 1904 (afterword by S. T. Joshi), Herbert West—Reanimator (illustrated by Robert H. Knox), and The Colour Out of Space (illustrated by Jason C. Eckhardt).
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