Radio Documentary on H.P. Lovecraft 2/5

January 14, 2010 in Inquisitor News, Miskatonic University News


all freely borrowed elements of Lovecraft’s stories the mysterious books with disturbing names, the pantheon of ancient alien gods, such as Cthulhu and Azathoth, and eldritch places, such as the New England town of Arkham and its Miskatonic University for use in their own works (with Lovecraft’s blessing and encouragement). After Lovecraft’s death, the Lovecraft Circle carried on. August Derleth was probably the most prolific of these writers, having added to and expanded on Lovecraft’s vision …

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