FROM H. P. Lovecraft
TO Woodburn Harris


A voluminous, wide-ranging letter. Lack of interest in radio (and the value of cheap books), on ethics versus aesthetics (seguing into a conversation on civilization and class equality), on ancient art and the decline of Rome, on the Saturday Evening Post, on the importance of facts over opinion, on American architecture; on the basis of aesthetics, emotion, individual preferences, and art; on race-memory, complaints of modern civilization and its downfall (with reference to his time in New York), on his correspondents, on his visit with Vrest Orton in Vermont, on aristocrats and idealism, on slavery to industrialization and urbanity (with reference to Machen's The Hill of Dreams), on religion and superstition in society, answering Harris' arguments against Lovecraft's atheism and materialism.

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