H.P. Lovecraft Style, Science, Myth

Course Description

In this class, in addition to reading the major works of H.P. Lovecraft, we will be considering his work in three specific ways: as a style, as a philosophy of science, and as a source of contemporary myth. Students will complete projects analyzing these three issues, as they pertain to Lovecraft's writing and world.

Books to Buy

Note: You can find most (if not all) of the stories assigned for this class in the public domain. You may use these online texts, if you wish. However, you will be responsible for including the correct page numbers from our text book in any reading journal entries you write, if you want full credit. To do that, you will have to figure out how to get page numbers from the book and include them in your response.