A book group has
Fortean Times 184 (2004) features HPL on the cover and in an article by Daniel Harms.
teacher named “Miss Lovecraft” appears in a short film based on the story “Late
Bloomer” by Clay McLeod Chapman. *** In Mongolian a rock or rock formation is
spelled “chuluu” (see
He appeared in a
song by the Scottish band, The Vaselines (see The Japan Times,
A color illustration of “Lady Lovecraft” appears in the article “Costumes by Animal X” by Janet Wilson Anderson (Fiberarts (Sep/Oct 1990).
Volume 10 of Horror Classics includes “The Thing on the Doorstep” as well as works by Clark Ashton Smith and others. *** August Derleth’s “Wentworth’s Day” has been translated into a French comic story by Soulières Editeur, a specialist in youth literature.
The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese
Animation Since 1917 by Jonathan Clements has several references to HPL.
The lead of Alice in Cyberland
(1996) comes from
The Mystery Plays contains two one-act
plays, the first of which is “The Filmmaker’s Mystery” about a horror movie
director who has adopted a Lovecraft story and is haunted by a fellow passenger
of a train crash. One line quoted from the article is "We are forever
brushing up against an invisible world of secrets, an intangible
universe." (see the
“The Call of Cthulhu”
Here is a
foreshadowing of the uplifted island episode in this “true” eyewitness story
carried in an old newspaper. The
I wonder if Fritz Leiber’s “Through Hyperspace with Brown Jenkin” is given its due in Science Par Ceux Qui Ne la Font Pas [Science by Those Who Do Not Do It], for this 2001 work from Quebec University alludes to “The Dreams in the Witch-House.”
Contrary to S.T.’s gloomy statement of a few years ago, the Library of America is coming out (in 2005) with H.P. Lovecraft: Tales. Next year, also, Hippocampus Press promises Letters to Rheinhart Kleiner, with the Joshi/Schultz annotations.
Influence and Allusions
Bob Howard is the
hacker narrator of The Atrocity Archive
(Golden Gryphon), by Charles Stross. Howard works for
a British intelligence agency whose purpose is to deal with Elder Gods. http://www.goldengryphon.com/revatrocity1.html
*** An article in the New York Times about
After contacting Paul Buhle about his comment that in Manhattan, HPL was “closest to Jewish science fiction-writer Frank Belknap Long, who granted me an interview in 1976” (From the Lower East Side to Hollywood: Jews in American Popular Culture, Verso Books, 2004, p. 120), the author noted that he misstated Long’s affiliation.