Discovering H. P. Lovecraft (2001)
Discovering H. P. Lovecraft
Darrell Schweitzer (Ed.)
2001 Holicong, PA: Wildside Press


Revised and expanded edition of Discovering H. P. Lovecraft (1987), which in turn was largely an update of Essays Lovecraftian (1976), collecting several important early critical essays on H. P. Lovecraft and his fiction.


  1. Introduction: Lovecraft Forever by Darrell Schweitzer, 1-3
  2. Notes on an Entity by Robert Bloch, 4-6
  3. A Literary Copernicus by Fritz Leiber, Jr., 7-16
  4. The Four Faces of the Outsider by Dirk W. Mosig, 17-34
  5. The First Lewis Theobald by R. Boerem, 35-38
  6. Story-Writing: A Letter from HPL by H. P. Lovecraft, 39-43
  7. Character Gullibility in Weird Fiction, or, Isn't Yuggoth Somewhere in Upstate New York? by Darrell Schweitzer, 44-46
  8. Some Thoughts on Lovecraft by Arthur Jean Cox, 47-51
  9. The Derleth Mythos by Richard L. Tierney, 52-53
  10. Genesis of the Cthulhu Mythos by George Wetzel, 54-62
  11. Lovecraft's Ladies by Ben P. Indick, 63-66
  12. When the Stars Are Right by Richard L. Tierney, 67-71
  13. Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany by Darrell Schweitzer, 72-77
  14. H. P. Lovecraft and Pseudomathematics by Robert Weinberg, 78-91
  15. Textual Problems in Lovecraft by S. T. Joshi, 92-106
  16. H. P. Lovecraft: The Books by Lin Carter, annotated by Robert M. Price and S. T. Joshi, 107-147
  17. H. P. Lovecraft: A Basic Reading List, 148-151
  18. About the Contributors, 152-154
  19. Index, 155-163

Works Cited

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