Ok, time to wrap up this blog until the New Year. I hope readers have enjoyed the posts and pics during 2012. I leave you with a glimpse of the ultimate horror… Christmas Cthulhu 😉
PS Publishing’s website has is taking orders for S.T. Joshi’s monumental new work Unutterable Horror – a History of Supernatural Fiction, Volume 1: From Gilgamesh to the End of the Nineteenth Century, and Unutterable Horror – a History of Supernatural Fiction, Volume 2: The Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries. £35 each, in hardcover.
[ Hat-tip: S.T. Joshi’s blog ]
Added to the Lovecraft on the Web directory… the Lovecraftian zine Cyaegha. Sadly the format is an old school print-sniffer’s limited edition print chapbook, several of which are marked “SOLD OUT” /sigh/. But the contents look quite fabulous.
New additions to the Open Lovecraft page:
* Hannes Storhaug-Meyer (2010), The Morphology of the Unknown : the narrative technique of Howard Philips Lovecraft (Masters degree dissertation, University of Oslo)
* Elizabeth A. Clendinning and Kathleen McAuley (2010), “The Call of Cthulhu : narrativity of the cult in metal”, IN: The Metal Void: First Gatherings, Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2010.
The gloaming, a 30 minute BBC Radio 4 documentary on…
“the ‘in-between moments’ of twilight at the start and end of each day.”
Interesting news from S.T. Joshi, in his latest blog post, on a definitive Lovecraft ‘starter’ bibliography…
“I have been asked by Oxford University Press to prepare a bibliography of Lovecraft for some online venue. The idea is to present a list of the most important works by and about Lovecraft, with an emphasis on scholarly books and articles on all aspects of Lovecraft’s life, work, and thought. The bibliography will be continually updated. I have already prepared a rough draft of the work and hope to send it to the publisher well in advance of the due date of December 31.”
The Jersey Devil Press is doing a Lovecraft mash-ups issue…
“inspired by Gaiman stories like “A Study in Emerald” and “I Cthulhu” we’re looking for something special… a mash-up of one literary style or theme with ol’ Howard Phillips to create something new, ideally something dark and ferocious, very possibly with a healthy dose of humor. In short, write Lovecraft like Neil Gaiman!”
Deadline: 1st May 2013.