"The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft is a towering intellectual feast for devotees of Lovecraft and weird fiction. Hugely informative as well as entertaining, this book is both visually beautiful and academically rigorous. It provides more information on the great New England supernaturalist than almost any other book ever published." "Annotator Les Klinger is the man you want to have by your side, as you explore the Lovecraftian Darkness." -- Neil Gaiman "The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft, with its astonishingly informed and detailed notes and photographs, edited by Leslie S. Klinger, is a treasure trove for Lovecraft readers, for whom it will be an essential purchase. A pleasure to peruse, encyclopediac in its information, and deeply sympathetic with its subject." -- Joyce Carol Oates "I am utterly gobsmacked. The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft is a work of such readability, easy access, precision, and joy that its publication by Liveright is an Olympian landmark of modern gothic literature." -- Harlan Ellison "Erudite and informed, often playful, just as often dryly funny, Klinger's remarks open up a breathtaking, authoritative, affectionate vision of this cherished but often misunderstood genius of weird fiction." -- Peter Straub, author of Ghost Story and A Dark Matter, and editor of H. P. Lovecraft: Tales "Leslie Klinger's annotated take on Lovecraft scrupulously draws on earlier scholarship while adding new insights of his own. Existing fans will find plenty to savor in this up-to-date compendium, which also serves as a perfect starting point for curious newcomers." -- Peter Cannon, coeditor of More Annotated H. P. Lovecraft "A book I have profoundly hoped to see for ages, which gave me many very happy hours-thank you, thank you, thank you, Mr. Klinger and Liveright!" -- Gahan Wilson, author of Gahan Wilson: Fifty Years of Playboy Cartoons "The ultimate guide for the Lovecraftian connoisseur-filled with eldritch lore and blasphemous knowledge you will not find in even the mad Arab's infamous tome." -- Stephen Jones, editor of Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft "Lovecraft is intriguing for not only the rich substrate of astonishing and sometimes prescient ideas that is the bedrock of his work, but for the sheer unlikelihood of his ascent into the ranks of the respected U.S. literary canon...He is today revered to a degree comparable with that of his formative idol Edgar Allan Poe, a posthumous trajectory from pulp to academia that is perhaps unique in modern letters." -- Alan Moore, from the introduction "[W]here does a reader longing to know more about Lovecraft's fiction and philosophy begin when faced with the dozens of critical and interpretative studies and biographies? Thanks to the devoted work of Leslie S. Klinger, an excellent starting point is his The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft...Klinger has again created a serious work of research and scholarship that is shamelessly intended for fans-and is a joy to read... [A]n absolute essential addition to all horror fiction collections." -- Alan Cranis "[F]or those who've been wanting to explore and appreciate Lovecraft's most influential work but have found it a daunting task, Klinger's volume will prove to be a must-own." -- Jeremy WebsterReview:
Lovecraft is intriguing for not only the rich substrate of astonishing and sometimes prescient ideas that is the bedrock of his work, but for the sheer unlikelihood of his ascent into the ranks of the respected U.S. literary canon He is today revered to a degree comparable with that of his formative idol Edgar Allan Poe, a posthumous trajectory from pulp to academia that is perhaps unique in modern letters. --Alan Moore, from the introduction"
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Descripción Liveright. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Hardcover. 928 pages. Dimensions: 1.0in. x 0.9in. x 0.2in.From across strange aeons comes the long-awaited annotated edition of the twentieth centurys greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale (Stephen King). With an increasing distance from the twentieth centurythe New England poet, author, essayist, and stunningly profuse epistolary Howard Phillips Lovecraft is beginning to emerge as one of that tumultuous periods most critically fascinating and yet enigmatic figures, writes Alan Moore in his introduction to The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. Despite this nearly unprecedented posthumous trajectory, at the time of his death at the age of forty-six, Lovecrafts work had appeared only in dime-store magazines, ignored by the public and maligned by critics. Now well over a century after his birth, Lovecraft is increasingly being recognized as the foundation for American horror and science fiction, the source of incalculable influence on succeeding generations of writers of horror fiction (Joyce Carol Oates). In this volume, Leslie S. Klinger reanimates Lovecraft with clarity and historical insight, charting the rise of the erstwhile pulp writer, whose rediscovery and reclamation into the literary canon can be compared only to that of Poe or Melville. Weaving together a broad base of existing scholarship with his own original insights, Klinger appends Lovecrafts uncanny oeuvre and Kafkaesque life story in a way that provides context and unlocks many of the secrets of his often cryptic body of work. Over the course of his career, Lovecraftthe Copernicus of the horror story (Fritz Leiber)made a marked departure from the gothic style of his predecessors that focused mostly on ghosts, ghouls, and witches, instead crafting a vast mythos in which humanity is but a blissfully unaware speck in a cosmos shared by vast and ancient alien beings. One of the progenitors of weird fiction, Lovecraft wrote stories suggesting that we share not just our reality but our planet, and even a common ancestry, with unspeakable, godlike creatures just one accidental revelation away from emerging from their epoch of hibernation and extinguishing both our individual sanity and entire civilization. Following his best-selling The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, Leslie S. Klinger collects here twenty-two of Lovecrafts best, most chilling Arkham tales, including The Call of Cthulhu, At the Mountains of Madness, The Whisperer in Darkness, The Shadow Over Innsmouth, The Colour Out of Space, and others. With nearly 300 illustrations, including full-color reproductions of the original artwork and covers from Weird Tales and Astounding Stories, and more than 1, 000 annotations, this volume illuminates every dimension of H. P. Lovecraft and stirs the Great Old Ones in their millennia of sleep. 280 color illustrations This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780871404534
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