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HP Lovecraft, laneway learning

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HP Lovecraft, laneway learning

  1. 1. HP LovecraftGodfather of Gothic HorrorLaneway Learning, 4th Sept@chrischinch
  2. 2. HowardPhillipLovecraftAugust 20, 1890 – March 15,1937
  3. 3. Early LifeProvidence, Rhode Island
  4. 4. Early career Pulp magazines Starts network of correspondents
  5. 5. Marriage &death Sonia Greene Move to New York Dies of Cancer of the small intestine & Malnutrition
  6. 6. Themes &Style★ “Cosmic Horror”★ The Necronomicon
  7. 7. Forbiddenknowledge
  8. 8. Non-humaninfluences
  9. 9. Inheritedguilt
  10. 10. Fate
  11. 11. Civilizationunder threat
  12. 12. Race,ethnicity,and class
  13. 13. Risks of ascientific era
  14. 14. Religion
  15. 15. Letters &Copyright 30,000 letters, second to Voltaire Copyright in contreversy
  16. 16. Influences
  17. 17. Authors Batman Neil Gaiman Stephen King Robert Bloch
  18. 18. Games Role playing games Board games Card games Computer games
  19. 19. Alone in theDark
  20. 20. Films & TV „Official Movies‟ „Fan Movies‟ Evil Dead Promethius Cabin in the Woods …And many, many more…
  21. 21. HP LovecraftHistoricalSocietywww.cthulhulives.org
  22. 22. Evil Dead
  23. 23. Cabin in theWoods
  24. 24. Promethius
  25. 25. Game of Thrones
  26. 26. And there’s more…
  27. 27. HR Giger
  28. 28. Readings Pickman‟s Model (1927) From Beyond (1920) The Outsider (1921)

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