15 sept 2010 this essay will explore the works of the famed horror writer howard philips lovecraft, from the angle of the enlightenment and its influence on lovecraft, most notably the philosophy of the materialism and the religious theories that conflicted with it the focus will be on a collection of his stories known as the. Sfe : science fiction encyclopedia : (1951- ) us author, critic, and book reviews editor of publishers weekly, chiefly known for his work on h p lovecraft and his circle he wrote his undergraduate thesis on love. Edgar allen poe's influence on howard phillips lovecraft their personalities, literary styles and concepts - sebastian langner - term paper - american studies - literature - publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. The subject of my thesis is early weird fiction, and while the bulk of my time at the center was spent investigating material from the 1890s relating to arthur machen , m p shiel, and john buchan, i couldn't resist looking up h p lovecraft in the old card catalogue i found a single item listed on one index card: a letter from. Within this thesis, i examine the historical background as well as the philosophical beliefs that inspired the “weird fiction” of author howard phillips lovecraft in particular, i focus on how his life experiences led to the formation of his own literary philosophy, that of “cosmic indifferentism” seemingly based in part on the.
Hp lovecraft and the creation of horror university of tampere department of english pro gradu thesis spring 2002 saijamari männikkö rewriting howard phillips lovecraft's (1890-1937) horror stories2 hecker's words 3 donald r burleson, hp lovecraft: a critical study, contributions to the study of science. A couple of times lately i've found myself referring to donald burleson's wonderful essay, on lovecraft's themes: touching the glass (included in an epicure in the terrible) usually in response to someone who doesn't see much beyond the tentacles or the fact that hpl's menaces are monsters from outer space. Lovecraft was familiar with the work of the german conservative-revolutionary theorist oswald spengler, whose pessimistic thesis of the decadence of the modern west formed a crucial element in lovecraft's overall anti-modern worldview spenglerian imagery of cyclical decay is present in particular in at the mountains of. Editor's note: the following is an excerpt from the author's master's thesis it has been edited for style and length to read the full work, go here at the beginning of “the thing on the doorstep,” daniel upton, the story's narrator, has murdered his friend edward derby years before, derby met asenath waite.
Masaryk university faculty of arts department of english and american studies english language and literature ondřej harnušek lovecraft and poe: masters of the macabre of providence bachelor‟s diploma thesis supervisor: bonita rhoads, ph d 2013. Original citation spencer, hannah (2011) semantic prosody in literary analysis: a corpus based stylistic study of ‐ h p lovecraft's stories masters thesis, university of huddersfield this version is available at http://eprintshudacuk/ 12904/ the university repository is a digital collection of the research output of the.
The objective of this thesis is to present the style of hp lovecraft's prose and analyse its polish versions in terms of accuracy of translation the first chapter contains the theoretical basis, including the definitions of style, stylistics, features of style and style markers as well as a presentation of different approaches to stylistic. Lovecraft's weird fiction dale allen crowley cleveland state university follow this and additional works at: http://engagedscholarshipcsuohioedu/etdarchive part of the english language and literature commons · how does access to this work benefit you let us know this thesis is brought to you for.
This thesis looks at lovecraft's depictions of women and sees them as strongly related to eugenic thought, representing in various ways the biological dangers associated with unfit women lovecraft's women embody the worries of miscegenation, show the results of the unfit giving birth, and ultimately. Categorising lovecraft defining the genre of hp lovecraft's cthulhu mythos stories dspace/manakin repository categorising lovecraft defining the genre of hp lovecraft's cthulhu mythos stories tilborg, bj van (2016) faculty of humanities theses (bachelor thesis) abstract hp lovecraft is generally considered a. This dissertation considers lovecraft's aesthetic theories and his larger body of work in order to establish a theoretical framework concerning disruption which can be applied to visual culture as a self-described “visually minded” author, lovecraft's literary approach bears a close relationship to visual culture, since he often.