Lovecraft, a look behind the Cthulhu mythos

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Lovecraft, H. P. 1890-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation., Horror tales, American -- History and criticism., Cthulhu (Fictitious chara
StatementLin Carter.
LC ClassificationsPS3523.O833 Z57
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4932968M
ISBN 100586041664
LC Control Number76359816

LOVECRAFT: A LOOK BEHIND THE CTHULHU MYTHOS Paperback – January 1, by Lin Carter (Author)/5(8). With Lovecraft: A A look behind the Cthulhu mythos book Behind The Cthulhu Mythos, Carter again notes he is not writing a Lovecraft biography but instead has a two-fold goal /5.

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Lovecraft: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos Mass Market Paperback – 1 Dec by Carter Lin (Author)5/5(1). The Cthulhu Mythos is a shared fictional universe, originating in the works of American horror writer H. term was coined by August Derleth, a contemporary correspondent and protégé of Lovecraft, to identify the settings, tropes, and lore that were employed by Lovecraft and his literary successors.

The name Cthulhu derives from the central creature in Lovecraft. The three adaptations in this volume represent the first three stories in Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos.

These are handily adapted and illustrated by Maroto, and the stories definitely have a look and tone of s Warren publications/5. I'm fairly certain I've read everything Lovecraft ever had published.

There is a lot of other Cthulhu fiction out there, so I don't know where to start. So far, I've only read Neil Gaiman's Mythos/Sherlock Holmes story A Study In Lovecraft, and played a few Lovecraft games. An instant classic -- one of the most striking books of criticism ever written on the works of H.

Lovecraft -- A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos is a riveting chronicle overflowing with fascinating new insights and discoveries/5(19).

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Lin Carter's conception of the "Cthulhu Mythos" is based on the idea of the mythos that came about after Lovecraft's death; Lovecraft himself didn't use the term, and sometimes talked about his "Arkham Cycle" - which presumably would have included stories like "Pickman's Model," The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath, if you disallow all of HPL's "Dreamlands" stories.

The Innsmouth Look. The "Innsmouth look" appears in the Cthulhu Mythos story, "The Shadow Over Innsmouth", and refers to a set of physical features that result from the hybridization of Humans with Deep "look" is shared by all inhabitants of Innsmouth and its origins are a zealously kept secret.

The characteristic features of Innsmouth's townspeople are. Lovecraft created a number of deities throughout the course of his literary career, including the "Great Old Ones" and aliens, such as the "Elder Things", with sporadic references to other miscellaneous deities (e.g. Nodens) whereas the "Elder Gods" are a later creation of other prolific writers such as August Derleth, who was credited with formalizing the Cthulhu Mythos.

It gives an awesome, and quite astute look at the Cthulhu Mythos as Lovecraft (might) have meant it to be. Lots of great info here that will accompany the many HPL biographies nicely.

Well worth the low price to get it, and a must for the true Lovecraft aficionado/5(6). I like Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos stories that other authors have kept writing, but this is for hardcore Lovecraft scholars. Apparently August Derleth, the man who nearly single-handedly kept Lovecraft's reputation alive for years after his untimely death by starting the publishing company Arkham House, has been widely denigrated by many /5.

Lovecraft: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos by Lin Carter; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History and criticism, Cthulhu (Fictitious character), American Horror tales, Criticism and interpretation, American Fantasy fiction; People: H. Lovecraft ().

One of the most striking books of criticism ever written on the works of H. Lovecraft, A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos is a riveting chronicle no fan of Cthulhu, Yog-Sothoth and Nyarlathotep should miss!/5(17). The Complete Cthulhu Mythos Tales is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics.

Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark.5/5(3). "The Cthulhu Mythos" is a system of entities, books, and locations created by H. Lovecraft. "HorrorBabble's Cthulhu Mythos" adheres to "Lovecraft: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos" by Lin.

The Dream Cycle is a series of short stories and novellas by author H. Lovecraft (–). Written between andthey concern themselves with the "Dreamlands", a vast, alternate dimension that can only be entered via dreams. A map of Lovecraft's "Dreamworld" by Jack Gaughan ().

4 External links. A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos which comprises the mythos tales Derleth wrote after Lovecraft's death—many of. Dagon is a deity who presides over the Deep Ones, an amphibious humanoid race indigenous to Earth's oceans.

He is first introduced in Lovecraft's short story "Dagon," and is mentioned extensively throughout the mythos.

Also known as Father Dagon, he is a Great Old One and the consort of Mother Hydra. He is worshipped by the Esoteric Order of Dagon, a secret cult Also known as: Father Dagon. Lin Carter, author of Lovecraft: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos, calls "The Festival" "the first Mythos story to use witch-haunted Kingsport as a setting", and also credits it with advancing the lore of the Necronomicon, saying that it is "the first tale to give a lengthy quote from the imaginary book and to tell us something about its Full story: online here.

Adheres to "Lovecraft: A Look Behind the "Cthulhu Mythos" by Lin Carter. In A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos Haefele has taken on the task of rehabilitating August Derleth's reputation in regard to his handling of Lovecraft's work (particularly what has come to be known as the Cthulhu Mythos) in the decades after his death/5.

Lovecraft: A Look Behind the. Lovecraft: A Look Behind the "Cthulhu Mythos by Lin Carter ISBN ISBN Paperback; New York: Ballantine Books, Inc, ; ISBN   [A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos] is the finest such book that I have ever read." Wilum H.

Pugmire, author of Some Unknown Gulf of Night and Uncommon Places An instant classic when first released, John D.

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Haefele's critically acclaimed account of the birth of the Cthulhu Mythos is now back in a completely revised trade paperback edition Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. The Transition of Titus Crow is a novel by Brian Lumley, and the second in his Titus Crow series of Cthulhu Mythos books.

Following on directly from the events of The Burrowers Beneath, it is shown that rather than be killed in the attack by Ithaqua and his minions, Titus Crow managed to escape by unlocking the code of the time/space machine De Marigny's Clock.

He spends Followed by: EXP: The Clock of Dreams''. A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos: : John D Haefele, W H Pugmire: Books/5(11). 20 videos Play all Exploring the Cthulhu Mythos The Exploring Series Magic, Monsters and the Search for the Real Necronomicon -.

As it's been a while since we explored a deity from the works of H.P Lovecraft, today we take a look at the Dagon. If you have enjoyed this .A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos.

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Odense, Denmark: H. Harksen Productions, pp. $ hc. the Cthulhu Mythos is analogous to the Christian mythos, especially in regard to the expulsion of Satan and his minions from heaven. His various articles and books about Lovecraft and the Mythos have faded.Behind the Mythos Edit.

B'Moth was created by Bertram Russell during Lovecraft's lifetime, in "The Scourge of B'Moth" - it has been remarked that the story is practically a re-write of "The Call of Cthulhu"; Henry Hasse listed the creature among Mythos entries in a book quote in "The Guardian of the Book".Also known as: Beh'Moth the Devourer The Master Bhemaut.