Casting Shadows Out of Time: H. P. Lovecraft, His Influences and His Influence
Santvoort, Derk van
MetadataShow full item record
The thesis consists of two parts. In the first half of the thesis, it will be studied how H. P. Lovecraft was influenced by Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Machen and Lord Dunsany. In the second half, it will be studied how Lovecraft in turn influenced Stephen King, Jorge Luis Borges and Michel Houellebecq. Ultimately, it will become clear how Lovecraft was influenced by writers who came before him, and how Lovecraft now influences writers who have come after him.