Shadows over Lovecraft: Reactionary Fantasy and Immigrant Eugenics

  title={Shadows over Lovecraft: Reactionary Fantasy and Immigrant Eugenics},
  author={Bennett Lovett-Graff},
Character and Perspective in Cosmic Horror: Lovecraft and Kiernan
Abstract Despite their overt focus on inexplicable alien forces, cosmic horror stories are also determined by their human cast. Far from being merely fodder for horror, the characters significantly
23 Count Vlad von Carstein and his wife Isabella have ruled the province of Sylvania for as long as anyone can remember – peasants whisper of some dark secret, Witch Hunters revile them, and the
“Indifference Would Be Such a Relief”: Race and Weird Geography in Victor LaValle and Matt Ruff’s Dialogues with H. P. Lovecraft
  • J. Kneale
  • Art
    Spaces and Fictions of the Weird and the Fantastic
  • 2019
James Kneale examines a subject that has become increasingly central to critical work on the weird: H. P. Lovecraft’s explicit racism. In recent years a number of Lovecraftian stories have entered
Physiology Is Destiny: The Fate of Eugenic Utopia in the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft and Olaf Stapledon
abstract:Lovecraft and Stapledon imagined alien societies as utopias whose order and destiny derive from their citizens’ eugenically altered physiologies. Stapledon’s focus on eugenics as a means for
The shadow over Galicia: H.P. Lovecraft’s obsessions resurface in the film adaptation of Dagon (2001).
With the cinematic adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's tale The Shadow Over Innsmouth (1931) under the title of Dagon (Stuart Gordon, 2001), many ideological issues which have haunted scholarly
How to Hack Lovecraft, Make Friends with His Monsters, and Hijack His Mythos: Reading Biology and Racism in Elizabeth Bear’s “Shoggoths in Bloom”
Abstract:This essay investigates Elizabeth Bear’s use of H. P. Lovecraft’s mythos in her Hugo award-winning 2008 novella, “Shoggoths in Bloom.” This article shows that Bear’s tale, far from being a
Myth and monstrosity:the dark realms of H. P. Lovecraft and Guillermo del Toro
This chapter explores the connections between the works of two significant and charismatic figures in the field of horror. The first is New England native H. P. Lovecraft (1890–1937), renowned for a
Neocosmicism: God and the Void
Through the use of selected works by Philip K. Dick, Robert Heinlein, Frank Herbert and H.P. Lovecraft, this thesis explores the question of what it means to be human in the universe when occidental