By S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz
Back Cover Text
H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is commonly regarded as the leading author of supernatural fiction in
the 20th century. He is distinctive among writers in having a tremendous popular following as well
as a considerable and increasing academic reputation as a writer of substance and significance.
This encyclopedia is an exhaustive guide to many aspects of Lovecraft’s life and work,
codifying the detailed research on Lovecraft conducted by many scholars over the past three
decades. It includes hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries on Lovecraft and presents
extensive bibliographical information. As Lovecraft’s renown continues to ascend in the 21st
century, this encyclopedia will be essential to understanding his legacy and writings.
- Abbreviations and Short Titles
- The Encyclopedia
- General Bibliography
An H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia. By S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. Westport, CT:
Greenwood Press; 2001; ISBN 0-313-31578-7 (hardcover). New York, NY: Hippocampus Press; 2004; ISBN
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