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    DescriptionNoted Lovecraftian scholar S. T. Joshi has authored a criticism of Lovecraftian and Cthulhu Mythos fiction, beginning with the stories by H.P. Lovecraft that gave birth to the entities, locales, books, and other plot devices that have come to be known as the "Cthulhu Mythos." Joshi further details the works of August Derleth, Frank Belknap Long, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard, Donald Wandrei, Robert Bloch, Fritz Leiber and other. Joshi then expounds upon the "Derleth Mythos," and its influence on subsequent Lovecraftian fiction. Joshi then explores a new generations of Mythos writers and their respective expansion of the Cthulhu Mythos, including Richard L. Tierney, Gary Myers, Brian Lumley, Ramsey Campbell, Michael Shea, Walter C. DeBill Jr. and others. Finally, Joshi reviews some of the more modern authors who have taken up the Lovecraftian mantle: Jeffrey Thomas, Stanley C. Sargent, Wilum H. Pugmire, Thomas Ligotti, Joseph C. Pulver and many others.


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    Title
    THE Rise and Fall of the Cthulhu Mythos
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) S. T. Joshi
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 324
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 140 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 547 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780978991180
    ISBN 10: 0978991184
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 495
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15610
    BISAC V2.8: LIT012000, LIT004020, LIT004260
    BIC subject category V2: DSR
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 809.38738
    DC21: 809.38738
    DC22: 809.3/8738
    LC classification: PN3435 .J67 2008
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    Mythos Books
    Imprint name
    Mythos Books
    Publication date
    31 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Poplar Buff