The Darker Islam within the American Gothic: Sufi Motifs in the Stories of H.P. Lovecraft

@inproceedings{Almond2004TheDI,
  title={The Darker Islam within the American Gothic: Sufi Motifs in the Stories of H.P. Lovecraft},
  author={Ian Almond},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract This article has two purposes: in the first section, the socio-political place of Islam as topos in the stories of Lovecraft - the various Daemon-sultans, Oriental figures and Arab sages we encounter in his work - is examined, given the already ex-tant research available on Lovecraft’s own reactionary, racist views. The article exam-ines the possibility that Lovecraft’s dark Cthulhu gods, with their secret, subversive plan to invade our human reality, is actually a resurrection of a… 

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