Out of the Shadows: A Structuralist Approach to Understanding the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft

@inproceedings{Anderson2011OutOT,
  title={Out of the Shadows: A Structuralist Approach to Understanding the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft},
  author={James A. Anderson},
  year={2011}
}
Although Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) is generally regarded as one of the world's finest writers of horror and science fiction, his work has received little critical attention by mainstream critics. This study takes Lovecraft out of the shadows of literature by shedding light upon his work through a structural analysis of fifteen of his stories. This analysis shows that Lovecraft's fiction, while it may appear fantastic, expresses early twentieth century naturalism in a cosmic context… 
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