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Edgar Allan Poe, Illustrated

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Literature and the visual arts have fed off of each other for as long as the two have existed. It should be no surprise to anyone reading this that the evocative imagery of the works of Edgar Allan Poe have been complemented with illustrations numerous times in their publication history.

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Hugo Gonzalez's curator insight, March 20, 2014 1:11 PM

When it comes to writing, reading old literature from these deceases writer really helps.  It may be old but it can teach a writer a thing or two about making a paper more fascinating.  It can create a imagery if the words are visual instead of just spoken.

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Exploring the Cold, Desolate Cosmos: Algernon Blackwood - This Is Horror

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Bob Pastorella continues to explore the cold, desolate cosmos of weird fiction as he discusses legendary author Algernon Blackwood.
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Gótico: o vampiro da literatura (Camila Mello)

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"Quando decidi me aprofundar no estudo do gótico pósmoderno por meio do romance Lady Oracle (1976), de Margaret Atwood, surpreendi-me com o fato de que o gênero começou a ser produzido no século XVIII, e que eu, no começo do XXI, estava contribuindo para a continuação de uma existência bastante longa. Uma questão veio à…
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Free: Hear Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Read by Hans Conried (1958)

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Stream a classic audio book of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. Recorded in 1958 by character actor Hans Conried.
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Resurrecting the literary ghost story

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The guiding spirit behind this week’s inaugural Dublin Ghost Story Festival explains why there is no better place for such an unearthly venture
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The Old, American Horror Behind “Stranger Things” - The New Yorker

The Old, American Horror Behind “Stranger Things” - The New Yorker | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Joshua Rothman writes about the Netflix series “Stranger Things” and its roots in the science fiction of H. P. Lovecraft.
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Rewriting H.P. Lovecraft, Reclaiming the Mythos: A Writers' Roundtable

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Generating blog content is all about capitalizing on trends, capturing the zeitgeist, joining the conversation. And if there is one conversation that has dominated
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'She Walks In Shadows' Brings Feminism to HP Lovecraft | Dirge Magazine

'She Walks In Shadows' Brings Feminism to HP Lovecraft | Dirge Magazine | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
She Walks In Shadows is an anthology featuring women writers which brings HP Lovecraft's problematic legacy kicking and screaming into this century.
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The Exorcist: an inside look at the TV series

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Empire goes behind the scenes on the TV version of The Exorcist
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The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 2 - Getting to the Woods - Dread Central

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Thanks to John Pierson (who also discovered the indie documentary smash hit Hoop Dreams), IFC’s “Split Screen” aired our Blair Witch Tapes pitch tape with some interview footage of Ed, Dan, and Gregg for context on August 15, 1997. It was a subversive… Continue Reading →
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A Conversation with Nick Mamatas About Lovecraft's Legacy, Writing Conventions, and His New Novel 'I Am Providence'

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Representações das cidades em ruínas de H.P. Lovecraft (Dora Nunes Gago)

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"A produção literária de Howard Philips Lovecraft (Providence, Rhode Island,1890-1937) inscreve-se no domínio da Literatura Fantástica, aproximando-se de Edgar A. Poe, na criação de mundos fantásticos peculiares, dominados pelo horror. Estes expressam, frequentemente, a pequenez, a solidão e insignificância do ser humano, no seio de um universo infinito, amoral, hostil e desprovido de significado. Neste contexto, o medo é gerado não…
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Five Great Meals from Literature

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Many of my strongest memories from books are the meals. Heidi and her fire-melted raclette on toast. Jack Kerouac and his weird obsession with apple pie. Arthur Dent and Co. being formally introduc…
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Exploring the Cold, Desolate Cosmos: Weird Fiction—Past, Present, and Beyond - This Is Horror

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Bob Pastorella introduces his new monthly series exploring the world of weird fiction and cosmic horror.
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“Mountains of Madness” web TV series

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"Mountains of Madness" is an animated web series adapted from the revered H.P. Lovecraft novella "At the Mountains of Madness".
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Shirley Jackson turns 100 in RUE MORGUE #170 September 2016 issue | Rue Morgue

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Shirley Jackson turns 100 in RUE MORGUE #170 September 2016 issue
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H.P. Lovecraft’s Advice to Aspiring Writers: Timeless Counsel from 1920

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"Popular magazines inculcate a careless and deplorable style which is hard to unlearn... If such things must be read, let them be skimmed over as lightly as
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Interview: Josh Malerman, Part I - Songwriting, Horror Fiction, and Rock and Roll - This Is Horror

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Interview: Josh Malerman, Part I. Shane Douglas Keene interviews the author of Bird Box, Josh Malerman, about writing, influences, and rock-n-roll.
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9 Actual People that Inspired "American Horror Story" - Bloody Disgusting!

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'American Horror Story' excels at its casting of characters who are inspired by real life people. Here are nine of the best ones!
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The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 3 - Doom Woods Preppers - Dread Central

The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 3 - Doom Woods Preppers - Dread Central | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
October 5, 1997 – Pre-production on “Phase 1” of The Blair Witch Project began, unlike pre-production for anything I’d worked on up to that point… or since for that matter. Usually with pre-production you go through script pages, pull out elements… Continue Reading →
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Horror History - The Exorcist: Vintage Storyboards - Dread Central

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The Exorcist is one of those rare films that just keep on giving. Despite decades slipping by, we’re still just as fascinated by William Friedkin’s 1973 film, based upon the novel by William Peter Blatty. Thanks to a tweet sent… Continue Reading →
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Great Weird Tales – Book Review

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Great Weird Tales Edited by S.T. Joshi Dover Publications Reviewed by Jess Landry Weird tales — exquisitely chilling works of fiction dealing with supernatural horrors, fantasy, and pseudo-science …
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101 Weird Writers #43 — Stephen King | Weird Fiction Review

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This post is part of an ongoing series on 101 weird writers featured in The Weird compendium, the anthology that serves as the inspiration for this site. There is no ranking system; the order is determined by the schedule of posts. Stephen King (1947–) is one of the most prolific, best-selling, and influential living authors of …
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Gothic Film in the ‘40s: Doomed Romance and Murderous Melodrama

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In many respects, the ‘40s were a strange time for horror films. With a few notable exceptions, like Le main du diable (1943) or Dead of Night (1945), the British and European nations avoided the genre thanks to the preoccupation of war. But that wasn’t the case with American cinema
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Cavendish’s Daughters: Speculative Fiction and Women’s History

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by guest contributor Jonathan Kearns in collaboration with Brooke Palmieri Nor is the empire of the imagination less bounded in its own proper creations, than in those which were bestowed on it by the poor blind eyes of our ancestors. What has become of enchantresses with their palaces of crystal and dungeons of palpable darkness?…
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