H.P. Lovecraft's famous cosmic sonnet cycle, along with selected complimentary poems and prose fragments, lavishly illustrated by D M Mitchell, editor of the acclaimed Lovecraftian anthology The Starry Wisdom. The book's visuals parallel rather than literally illustrate the texts, drawing out a lineage for Lovecraft's work far from that usually attributed to him, that of 'gothic horror' or pessimistic Science Fiction. They dig into roots of Symbolism, Surrealism, Esoterica, and trace his descent via the posthuman texts of William S Burroughs and David Britton.
Language
French
Identifiers
  • ISBN: 0615842852
  • ISBN13: 9780615842851
Page count
146
Abstract
H.P. Lovecraft's famous cosmic sonnet cycle, along with selected complimentary poems and prose fragments, lavishly illustrated by D M Mitchell, editor of the acclaimed Lovecraftian anthology The Starry Wisdom. The book's visuals parallel rather than literally illustrate the texts, drawing out a lineage for Lovecraft's work far from that usually attributed to him, that of 'gothic horror' or pessimistic Science Fiction. They dig into roots of Symbolism, Surrealism, Esoterica, and trace his descent via the posthuman texts of William S Burroughs and David Britton.

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