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  14. American Literature 12, No. 1 (March 1940): 136.

  15. Thomas O. Mabbott, letter to the editor, Acolyte 2, No. 3 (Summer 1944): 25.

  16. William Rose Benét, “My Brother Steve,” Saturday Review of Literature, 15 November 1941, 25.

  17. Derleth, “Myths about Lovecraft,” Lovecraft Collector No. 2 (May 1949): 3.

  18. Starrett, Books and Bipeds (New York: Argus Books, 1947), 120–22.

  19. Rimel, “A Fan Looks Back” (1944); rpt. in Rimel’s To Yith and Beyond (Glenview, IL: Moshassuck Press, 1990), 50.

  20. J. B. Michel, “The Last of H. P. Lovecraft,” Science Fiction Fan 4, No. 4 (November 1939): 7.

  21. J. Chapman Miske, “H. P. Lovecraft: Strange Weaver,” Scienti-Snaps 3, No. 3 (Summer 1940): 9, 12.

  22. See David E. Schultz, “The Bart House Paperbacks,” CoC No. 65 (St John’s Eve 1989): 27–28.

  23. See David E. Schultz, “Lovecraft’s Best Supernatural Stories,” CoC No. 66 (Lammas 1989): 15–17.

  24. See John Macrae to Winfield Townley Scott, 3 January, 6 January, and 27 January 1944 (mss., JHL).

  25. See Emily M. Morrison to Winfield Townley Scott, 2 February, 11 February, and 25 May 1942 (mss., JHL).

  26. “Tales of the Marvellous and the Ridiculous” (1945), rpt. in Joshi, H. P. Lovecraft: Four Decades of Criticism (1980), 46–49.

  27. David Chavchavadze, quoted in L. Sprague de Camp, “H. Lovecraft and Edmund Wilson,” Fantasy Mongers No. 1 (1979): 5.

  28. Fred Lewis Pattee, review of Supernatural Horror in Literature, American Literature 18, No. 2 (May 1946): 175.

  29. Richard B. Gehman, “Imagination Runs Wild,” New Republic (17 January 1949): 17.

  30. Derleth, “H. P. Lovecraft: The Making of a Literary Reputation 1937–1971,” Books at Brown 25 (1977): 16.

  31. Farnsworth Wright to AD, 13 July 1931 (ms., SHSW).

  32. HPL to AD, 3 August 1931; Essential Solitude, 1.353.

  33. AD to RHB, 15 June 1934 (ms., JHL).

  34. CAS to AD, 13 April 1937; Letters to H. P. Lovecraft, 58.

  35. CAS to AD, 21 April 1937; Letters to H. P. Lovecraft, 62.

  36. CAS to AD, 28 April 1937; Letters to H. P. Lovecraft, 64.

  37. AD, “H. P. Lovecraft, Outsider,” River 1, No. 3 (June 1937): 88.

  38. The Trail of Cthulhu (1962; rpt. New York: Beagle Books, 1971), 70.

  39. Something about Cats and Other Pieces, 294.

  40. Arkham House: The First Twenty Years, ix.

  41. HPL to DW, 14 May 1936; Mysteries of Time and Spirit, 376.

  42. HPL to Wilfred B. Talman, 5 March 1932 (SL 4.27).

  43. AD, “Myths about Lovecraft,” 4.

  44. AD to Thomas R. Smith, 10 July 1963 (ms., SHSW).

  45. Mark Owings, The Necronomicon: A Study (Baltimore: Mirage Press, 1967), title page.

  46. AD to Sonia H. Davis, 21 November 1947; cited in Gerry de la Ree, “When Sonia Sizzled,” in The Normal Lovecraft, 29.

  47. E. O. D. K[eown], “Sabbat-Night Reading,” Punch (28 February 1951): 285.

  48. Times Literary Supplement (22 February 1952): 137.

  49. See Derleth, “H. P. Lovecraft: The Making of a Literary Reputation,” 19.

  50. “Books of 1954: A Symposium,” Observer (26 December 1954): 7.

  51. Derleth, “H. P. Lovecraft: The Making of a Literary Reputation,” 20.

  52. Wilson, The Strength to Dream (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962), 1–2.

  53. Wilson, “Prefatory Note” to The Philosopher’s Stone (1969; rpt. New York: Warner Books, 1981), 18.

  54. See Fred Chappell, “Remarks on Dagon,” H. P. Lovecraft Centennial Conference: Proceedings, ed. S. T. Joshi (West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1991), 44.

  55. Derleth, “H. P. Lovecraft: The Making of a Literary Reputation,” 23.

  56. Philip Herrera, “The Dream Lurker,” Time (11 June 1973): 99–100.

  57. Cited in St Armand, “Synchronistic Worlds: Lovecraft and Borges,” in An Epicure in the Terrible, 299.

  58. Borges, The Book of Sand, tr. Norman Thomas di Giovanni (New York: E. Dutton, 1977), 124.

  59. See Jeffrey L. Meikle, “‘Other Frequencies’: The Parallel Worlds of Thomas Pynchon and H. P. Lovecraft,” Modern Fiction Studies 27 (1981): 287–94.

  60. Cited in Rhoda Koenig’s review of Ancient Evenings, New York Magazine (25 April 1983): 71.

  61. Not to be confused with an earlier (1987) edition of the same title.

  62. See Clarke’s Astounding Days: a Science Fictional Autobiography (New York: Bantam, 1990), 128–32.

  63. American Literature 63 (June 1991): 374.

  Bibliography

  I. Primary

  A. Manuscript Archives

  H. P. Lovecraft Papers, John Hay Library, Brown University, Providence, RI.

  August Derleth Papers, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

  B. Books and Pamphlets

  i. Letters

  Dreams and Fancies. Ed. August Derleth. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1962.

  E’ch-Pi-El Speaks: An Autobiographical Sketch. Saddle River, NJ: Gerry de la Ree, 1972.

  Essential Solitude: The Letters of H. P. Lovecraft and August Derleth. Ed. David E. Schultz and S. T. Joshi. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2008. 2 vols.

  Letters from New York. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. San Francisco: Night Shade Books, 2005.

  Letters to Alfred Galpin. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2005.

  Letters to Henry Kuttner. Ed. David E. Schultz and S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1990.

  “Letters to John T. Dunn.” Ed. S. T. Joshi, David E. Schultz, and John H. Stanley. Books at Brown 28–29 (1991–92 [1995]): 157–223.

  Letters to Rheinhart Kleiner. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2003.

  Letters to Richard F. Searight. Ed. David E. Schultz and S. T. Joshi, with Franklyn Searight. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1992.

  Letters to Robert Bloch. Ed. David E. Schultz and S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1993.

  Letters to Samuel Loveman and Vincent Starrett. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1994.

  Lord of a Visible World: An Autobiography in Letters. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000.

  A Means to Freedom: The Letters of H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard. Ed. S. T. Joshi, David E. Schultz, and Rusty Burke. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2009. 2 vols.

  Mysteries of Time and Spirit: The Letters of H. P. Lovecraft and Donald Wandrei. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. San Francisco: Night Shade Books, 2002.

  O Fortunate Floridian: H. P. Lovecraft’s Letters to R. H. Barlow. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. Tampa: University of Florida Press, 2007.

  Selected Letters. Ed. August Derleth and Donald Wandrei (Vols. I–III); ed. August Derleth and James Turner (Vols. IV–V). Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1965–76. 5 vols.

  Uncollected Letters. Ed. S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1986.

  Yr Obt Servt: Some Postcards of Howard Phillips Lovecraft Sent to Wilfred Blanch Talman. Ed. R. Alain Everts. Madison, WI: The Strange Co., 1988.

  ii. Fiction

  The Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. Ed. S. T. Joshi. New York: Dell, 1997.

  At the Mountains of Madness: The Definitive Text. New York: Modern Library, 2005.

  At the Mountains of Madness and Other Novels. Ed. August Derleth. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1964. (Rev. ed. by S. T. Joshi, 1985.)

  The Battle That Ended the Century (with R. H. Barlow). [DeLand, FL: R. H. Barlow, 1934.]

  Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft. Ed. August Derleth. Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1945.

  Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Ed. August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1943.

  The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories. Ed. S. T. Joshi. New York: Pengu
in, 1999.

  The Cats of Ulthar. Cassia, FL: The Dragon-Fly Press, 1935.

  Dagon and Other Macabre Tales. Ed. August Derleth. Sauk City, WI: Arkhain House, 1965. (Rev. ed. by S. T. Joshi, 1986.)

  The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories. Ed. S. T. Joshi. New York: Penguin, 2004.

  The Dunwich Horror and Others. Ed. August Derleth. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1963. (Rev. ed. by S. T. Joshi, 1984.)

  The Fiction. [Ed. S. T. Joshi.] New York: Barnes & Noble, 2008.

  From the Pest Zone: Stories from New York. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2003.

  A History of the Necronomicon. Oakman, AL: Wilson H. Shepherd (The Rebel Press), [1937]. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1977 (rev. ed. 1980).

  The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions. [Ed. August Derleth.] Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1970. (Rev. ed. by S. T. Joshi, 1989.)

  More Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. Ed. Peter Cannon and S. T. Joshi. New York: Dell, 1999.

  The Outsider and Others. Ed. August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1939.

  The Shadow out of Time. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2001.

  The Shadow over Innsmouth. Everett, PA: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936.

  The Shadow over Innsmouth. Ed. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1994 (rev. ed. 1997).

  The Shunned House. Athol, MA: W. Paul Cook (The Recluse Press), 1928. [Printed but not bound or distributed.] Dover, 1973.

  Tales. Ed. Peter Straub. New York: Library of America, 2005.

  Tales of H. P. Lovecraft. Ed. Joyce Carol Oates. Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press, 1997. New York: HarperCollins, 2000.

  The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories. Ed. S. T. Joshi. New York: Penguin, 2001.

  iii. Essays and Miscellany

  The Annotated Supernatural Horror in Literature. Ed. S. T. Joshi. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2000.

  Autobiographical Writings. Ed. S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1992.

  The Californian: 1934–1938. Ed. Marc A. Michaud. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1977.

  Charleston. [New York: H. C. Koenig, 1936; rev. ed. 1936.]

  Collected Essays. Ed. S. T. Joshi. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2004–06. 5 vols.

  Commonplace Book. Ed. David E. Schultz. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1987. 2 vols.

  The Conservative: Complete 1915–1923. Ed. Marc A. Michaud. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1976.

  The Conservative. Ed. S. T Joshi. West Warwick, Rl: Necronomicon Press, 1990.

  The Dark Brotherhood and Other Pieces. [Ed. August Derleth.] Sauk City, WI: Arkham. House, 1966.

  European Glimpses. Ed. S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, Rl: Necronomicon Press, 1988.

  First Writings: Pawtuxet Valley Gleaner 1906. Ed. Marc A. Michaud. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1976 (rev. ed. 1986).

  Further Criticism of Poetry. Louisville, KY. Press of George G. Fetter Co., 1932.

  In Defence of Dagon. Ed. S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1985.

  Juvenilia 1897–1905. Ed. S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1984.

  Looking Backward. Haverhill, MA: C. W, Smith, [1920]. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1977.

  Lovecraft at Last (with Willis Conover). Arlington, VA: Carrollton-Clark, 1975.

  The Lovecraft Collectors Library. Ed. George T. Wetzel. North Tonawanda, NY: SSR Publications, 1952–55. 7 vols.

  Marginalia. Ed. August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham. House, 1944.

  The Materialist Today. North Montpelier, VT: Driftwind Press, [1926].

  Miscellaneous Writings. Ed. S. T. Joshi. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1995.

  The Notes & Commonplace Book . . . [Ed. R. H. Barlow.] Lakeport, CA: The Futile Press, 1938.

  The Occult Lovecraft. Ed. Anthony Raven. Saddle River, NJ: Gerry de la Ree, 1975.

  Science versus Charlatanry: Essays on Astrology (with J. F. Hartmann). Ed. S. T. Joshi and Scott Connors. Madison, WI: The Strange Co., 1979.

  The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces. Ed. August Derleth. Sauk City, Wl: Arkham House, 1959.

  Some Current Motives and Practices. [DeLand, FL: R. H. Barlow, 1936.]

  Something about Cats and Other Pieces. Ed. August Derleth. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1949.

  Supernatural Horror in Literature. New York: Ben Abramson, 1945 (rev. ed. 1945). New York:

  To Quebec and the Stars. Ed. L. Sprague de Camp. West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant, 1976.

  Uncollected Prose and Poetry. Ed. S. T. Joshi and Marc A. Michaud. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1978–82. 3 vols.

  United Amateur Press Association: Exponent of Amateur Journalism. [Privately printed, 1915.]

  The Vivisector. [Ed. S. T. Joshi.] West Warwick, RL Necronomicon Press, 1990.

  Writings in The Tryout. Ed. Marc A. Michaud. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1977.

  Writings in The United Amateur 1915–1925. Ed. Marc A. Michaud. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1976.

  iv. Poetry

  The Ancient Track: Complete Poetical Works. Ed. S. T. Joshi. San Francisco: Night Shade Books, 2001.

  Collected Poems. [Ed. August Derleth.] Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1963.

  The Crime of Crimes. Llandudno, Wales: A[rthur] Harris, [1915].

  The Fantastic Poetry. Ed. S. T Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1990.

  Fungi from Yuggoth. [Washington, DC?:] FAPA [Fantasy Amateur Press Association] (Bill Evans), 1943.

  HPL. [Bellville, NJ: Corwin F. Stickney, 1937.]

  Medusa and Other Poems. Ed. S. T. Joshi. Mount Olive, NC: Cryptic Publications, 1986.

  Saturnalia and Other Poems. Ed. S. T. Joshi. [Bloomfield, NJ:] Cryptic Publications, 1984.

  A Winter Wish. Ed. Tom Collins. Chapel Hill, NC: Whispers Press, 1977.

  II. Secondary

  A. Bibliographies, Catalogues, and Indices

  Joshi, S. T. H. P. Lovecraft and Lovecraft Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1981. Rev. ed. as H. P. Lovecraft: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Tampa: University of Tampa Press, 2009.

  Joshi, S. T., and L. D. Blackmore. H. P. Lovecraft and Lovecraft Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography: Supplement 1980–1984. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1985.

  ———. An Index to the Fiction and Poetry of H. P Lovecraft. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1992.

  ———. An Index to the Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1980 (rev. ed. 1991).

  ———. Lovecraft’s Library: A Catalogue. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1980. Rev. ed. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2002.

  Wetzel, George, ed. The Lovecraft Collectors Library, Volume Seven: Bibliographies. North Tonawanda, NY: SSR Publications, 1955.

  B. Books about Lovecraft

  Airaksinen, Timo. The Philosophy of H. P. Lovecraft. New York: Peter Lang, 1999.

  Barlow, R. H. On Lovecraft and Life. Ed. S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, R.I: Necronomicon Press, 1992.

  Beckwith, Henry L. P., Jr. Lovecraft’s Providence and Adjacent Parts. West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant, 1979 (rev. ed. 1986).

  Burleson, Donald R. H. P. Lovecraft. A Critical Study. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983.

  ———. Lovecraft: Disturbing the Universe. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1990.

  Cannon, Peter. The Chronology out of Time: Dates in the Fiction of H. P Lovecraft. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1986.

  ———. H. P. Lovecraft. Boston: Twayne, 1989.

  ———, ed. Lovecraft Remembered. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1998.

  Carter, Lin. Lovecraft: A Look behind the “Cthulhu Mythos.” New York: Ballantine Books,

  1972. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1993.

  Colavito, Jason. The Cult of Alien Gods: H. P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Po
p Culture. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2005.

  Connors, Scott, ed. A Century Less a Dream: Selected Criticism on H. P. Lovecraft. Holicong, PA: Wildside Press, 2002.

  Cook, W. Paul. In Memoriam: Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Recollections, Appreciations, Estimates. North Montpelier, VT: The Driftwind Press, 1941. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1977 (rev. ed. 1991).

  Davis, Sonia H. The Private Life of H. P, Lovecraft. Ed. S. T. Joshi. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1985 (rev. ed. 1992).

  de Camp, L. Sprague. Lovecraft: A Biography. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975.

  Derleth, August. H.P.L.: A Memoir. New York: Ben Abramson, 1945.

  ———. Some Notes on H. P. Lovecraft. [Sauk City, WI:] Arkham House, 1959. West Warwick, RI: Necronoinicon Press, 1982.

  Eddy, Muriel E. The Gentleman from Angell Street. [Providence: Privately Printed,] 1961.

  Everts, R. Alain. The Death of a Gentleman: The Last Days of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. Madison, WI: The Strange Co., 1987.

  Faig, Kenneth W., Jr. H. P. Lovecraft: His Life, His Work. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1979.

  ———. The Parents of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1990.

  ———. The Unknown Lovecraft. New York: Hippocampus Press, 2009.

  Frierson, Meade and Penny, ed. HPL. [Birmingham, AL: The Editors, 1972.]

  Grant, Donald M., and Thomas P. Hadley, ed. Rhode Island on Lovecraft. Providence: Grant-Hadley, 1945.

  Harms, Daniel, and John Wisdom Gonce III. The Necronomicon Files: The Truth Behind the Legend. San Francisco: Night Shade Books, 1998.

  Houellebecq, Michel. H. P. Lovecraft: Contre le monde, contre la vie. Monaco: Editions du Rocher, 1991. Tr. by Dorna Khazeni (as H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life). San Francisco: Believer Books, 2005.

  Jones, Stephen. H. P. Lovecraft in Britain. Birmingham: British Fantasy Society, 2007.

  Joshi, S. T. A Dreamer and a Visionary: H. P. Lovecraft in His Time. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2001.

  ———. H. P. Lovecraft. (Starmont Reader’s Guide 13.) Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1982.

  ———. H. P. Lovecraft: A Life. West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1996.

  ———. H. P. Lovecraft: The Decline of the West. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1990.

 
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