Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s fictions have had an enormous influence on the modern horror genre, but can also help us to think about what lies “beyond.”
By evoking hidden memories, Neil Gaiman’s works are envisioned in the tradition of Gothic Fairy tales showing traces of a forgotten past, which affects the present.
Gothic stories are romantic tales of terror and the supernatural, which rely a great deal on scene and setting to convey a sense of horror to the reader. The American author Edgar Allan Poe is just one master of the literary genre known as the...
Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an author, letter writer and poet who lived between 1890 and 1937. His works blend science fiction with Gothic themes.