000-0419
000-0419
FROM H. P. Lovecraft
TO Robert E. Howard
20-Jul-1930

Abstract

Thanks for Howard's letter, and thanks for his appreciation of Lovecraft's poem "The Dweller" (and more on the Fungi from Yuggoth); on Howard's "The Moon of Skulls" and looking forward to his "Hills of the Dead"; on Howard's Celtic prehistory and philology, on archaeology as a check on legendry (particularly in the British Isles), seguing into the euhemeristic theory on the origin of faeries and witch-cults with a dark-complexioned aboriginal race, leading in turn to theories on the rise of civilization; sharing the praise of Frank Belknap Long and Clark Ashton Smith for Howard's fiction and verse.

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Preceded By 033-0118 A Means to Freedom Followed By 032-0005
Preceded By 000-0418 Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft Followed By 000-0420
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