Lovecraftian Proceedings No. 1 (Paperback)

Lovecraftian Proceedings No. 1 By John Michael Sefel (Editor), Niels-Viggo S. Hobbs (Editor) Cover Image

Lovecraftian Proceedings No. 1 (Paperback)

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Lovecraftian Proceedings is the Official Organ of the Dr. Henry Armitage Memorial Symposium. Established in 2013 as a key part of NecronomiCon Providence, the Armitage Symposium fosters exploration of Lovecraft as a rationalist who created an elaborate cosmic mythology, and how this mythology was influenced by, and has come to influence, numerous other authors and artists.

Table of Contents

Preface
JOHN MICHAEL SEFEL

Introduction
NIELS-VIGGO S. HOBBS

Poe, Lovecraft, and "the Uncanny" The Horror of the Self
ANTHONY CONRAD CHIEFFALO

"A Stalking Monster" The Influence of Radiation Poisoning on H. P. Lovecraft's "The Colour out of Space"
ANDY TROY

Dead Lies Dreaming: H. P. Lovecraft and the Other Side of Modernity
ANDREW LENOIR

Lovecraftian Milton: Prophetic Certainties, Romantic Rebellions, and Horrific Imaginings in the Weird Worlds of Milton and Lovecraft
MARCELLO C. RICCIARDI

The Failed Promises of Rationality: Sam J. Lundwall on the Individual Lost in an Uncaring and Soulless World
LARS G. E. BACKSTROM

New England's Curator: Colonial Revival in the Travelogue and Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft
KENNETH W. LAI

Lovecraft, Fear, and the Medieval Body Frame
PERRY NEIL HARRISON

Attempting to "Untangle" the Mind, Body, and Phallus in Lovecraft's "The Thing on the Doorstep"
ZACK REARIC

The Shadow of His Smile: Humor in H. P. Lovecraft's Fiction
STEPHEN WALKER

Monstrous Modernism: H. P. Lovecraft's Theory of the Aesthetic in Modernity
JASON RAY CARNEY

Dagon and Derrida: The Modern and Post-Modern in Dialogue in the Cthulhu Mythos
LYLE ENRIGH

I and Cthulhu: Using Martin Buber's Ontology of Dialogue to Examine H. P. Lovecraft's Cosmic Dread
DANIEL HOLMES

Thinking Ecocritically: A Look at Embodiment and Nature in the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft
CORY WILLARD

Genuine Pagans: A Foray into Lovecraftian Religions
DENNIS P. QUINN

Appendix: Abstracts of Papers Presented at NecronomiCon Providence-Emerging Scholarship Symposium
CHAIR: JOHN MICHAEL SEFEL

Index.
Product Details ISBN: 9781614981497
ISBN-10: 1614981493
Publisher: Hippocampus Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2015
Pages: 266
Language: English