H.P. Lovecraft: a Horror in Higher Dimensions

  title={H.P. Lovecraft: a Horror in Higher Dimensions},
  author={Thomas C. Hull},
  journal={Math Horizons},
  pages={10 - 12}
H .P. Lovecraft is one of the most influential figures of horror fiction. Time and again one finds horror fiction maestros-Stephen King, Clive Barker, and even young, hip horror writers like Poppy Z. Brite-paying homage to Lovecraft's work. To this day, writers pay tribute, by writing stories "in the style" of Lovecraft or extending Lovecraftian themes to modern contexts. This is all the more amazing when one learns that Lovecraft's fiction follows a rather nontraditional approach to horror… 

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