An Epicure In The Terrible (2011)
An Epicure in the Terrible: A Centennial Anthology of Essays in Honor of H. P. Lovecraft
David E. Schultz, S. T. Joshi (Eds.)
2011 New York, NY: Hippocampus Press


A revised and updated collection of essays concerning H. P. Lovecraft and his work.


  1. Abbreviations, 8
  2. Preface by David E. Schultz, 9-10
  3. Introduction by S. T. Joshi, 11-40

I. Biographical

  1. The Parents of Howard Phillips Lovecraft by Kenneth W. Faig, Jr., 43-76
  2. The Cosmic Yankee by Jason C. Eckhardt, 77-100
  3. H. P. Lovecraft and the Pulp Magazine Tradition by Will Murray, 101-136

II. Thematic Studies

  1. On Lovecraft's Themes: Touching the Glass by Donald R. Burleson, 139-152
  2. Letters, Diaries, and Manuscripts: The Handwritten Word in Lovecraft by Peter Cannon, 153-164
  3. Outsiders and Aliens: The Uses of Isolation in Lovecraft's Fiction by Stefan Dziemianowicz, 165-195
  4. Lovecraft's Cosmic Imagery by Steven J. Mariconda, 196-207
  5. From Microcosm to Macrocosm: The Growth of Lovecraft's Cosmic Vision by David E. Schultz, 208-229
  6. Landscapes, Selves, and Others in Lovecraft by Robert H. Waugh, 230-256

III. Comparative and Genre Studies

  1. Lovecraft's "Artificial Mythology" by Robert M. Price, 259-268
  2. Lovecraft and the Tradition of the Gentleman Narrator by R. Boerem, 269-285
  3. The Artist as Antaeus: Lovecraft and Modernism by Norman R. Gayford, 286-312
  4. Synchronistic Worlds: Lovecraft and Borges by Barton Levi St. Armand, 313-342
  1. Bibliography, 343-372
  2. Index, 373-380

Works Cited

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