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H. P. Lovecraft
(1890-1937)





Publishing News!


I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H. P. Lovecraft
by S. T. Joshi
September 2010. 2 volume set: print run of 1000 sets. Limited Trade Cloth: $100

The complete, uncut, revised edition of the definitive biography by the world's leading authority on Lovecraft.



Recent Publications



Dreams in the Witch House And Other Weird Stories
by H. P. Lovecraft, edited by S. T. Joshi
Penguin Classics Paperback ISBN 0142437956. Sep 2004.


The third Penguin Classics volume of Lovecraft's fiction, using the Joshi texts. With Introduction and Notes by S. T. Joshi. Others:

S. T. Joshi, Primal Sources: Essays on H. P. Lovecraft
Hippocampus Press, 2003, 1st, trade pb, 206pp.


Leading Lovecraft scholar S. T. Joshi's selected pieces on Lovecraft, his life and work, are collected for the first time. Summarizes 25 years of scholarship! A steal at $15 Order from Hippocampus Press



Graphic Classics: H. P. Lovecraft
(Mount Horeb, WI: Eureka Productions, 2002)

Fear and Fantasy! Featuring "Herbert West Reanimator" by Richard Corben, Rick Geary, J.B. Bonivert, Mark A. Nelson and R.K. Sloane. HPL classics "Fungi From Yuggoth" and "The Outsider." Plus more illustrations and comics by thirty great artists, including Todd Schorr, Gahan Wilson, Tom Sutton, Matt Howarth and Maxon Crumb. Introduction "Illustrating Lovecraft" by Gahan Wilson. 144 pages, b&w, color cover, $10. Order from the publisher at www.graphicclassics.com




The Ancient Track: The Complete Poetical Works of H. P. Lovecraft
by H. P. Lovecraft, edited by S. T. Joshi (San Francisco: Night Shade Books, 2001).

At last! The complete poetry of Lovecraft in a definitive edition, with introduction and notes. The poems are grouped by category: Juvenilia, Fantasy and Horror, Occasional Verse, Satire, Seasonal and Topographical, Amateur Affairs, Politics and Society, Personal, Fragments. Introduction by S. T. Joshi, Notes, A Chronology of Lovecraft's Poems, Index of titles, Index of first lines. Also includes "Alfredo, A Play." Hardcover or paperback, 557 pages. Out of print.



The Shadow Out Of Time
by H. P. Lovecraft, edited by S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. (New York: Hippocampus Press, 2001).

Lovecraft's last major story, considered by some to be his finest, now restored from the original manuscript not discovered until 1995! With a superb cover (original art from Astounding Stories, June 1936), introduction, notes and an early draft. List: $15, tbp, 136pp. Order from Mythos Books. A MUST!!



A Dreamer And A Visionary
by S. T. Joshi (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2001)

An abridged version of Joshi's massive, definitive biography of Lovecraft. Order from Amazon




Annotated Supernatural Horror in Literature
by H. P. Lovecraft, edited by S. T. Joshi (New York: Hippocampus Press, 2000). Order from Hippocampus Press

The long-awaited volume is now available! This is the first publication from Hippocampus Press and a handsome edition indeed! Valuable introduction and extensive commentary by the editor. Paperback, 175pp.



Lord of a Visible World: An Autobiography in Letters
by H. P. Lovecraft, edited by S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. (Ohio University Press, 2000). Trade Paperback, 424 pp. ISBN: 0821413333 Order from Amazon

An "autobiography" of Lovecraft culled from his voluminous correspondence and structured by the editors.



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