Category Archives: H.P. Lovecraft

Dark Chemistry reviews Graham Harman, Weird Realism: Lovecraft and Philosophy

Extended review of Weird Realism at the Dark Chemistry blog.

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Graham Harman – Weird Realism: Lovecraft and Philosophy

Graham Harman’s book on Lovecraft, Weird Realism is now out. As Hölderlin was to Martin Heidegger and Mallarmé to Jacques Derrida, so is H.P. Lovecraft to the Speculative Realist philosophers. Lovecraft was one of the brightest stars of the horror … Continue reading

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A book reading meme

A book meme I took from Rob Kitchin’s The View from the Blue House. I’ve largely answered in relation to non-academic reading… The book I’m currently reading? Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood The last book I finished? Thaisa Frank, Heidegger’s Glasses … Continue reading

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Graham Harman interview

New interview with Graham Harman here – his own work, poetry, art, politics, OWS, China Miéville, H.P. Lovecraft, etc. Some particularly interesting discussion of writing. Since he discusses Lovecraft and the book he has coming out on him, what better … Continue reading

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Lovecraft for Beginners

Update: I originally got this from the Brooks blog, but to find the whole thing, you can go here. Thanks to Graham Harman for the link to the book as a whole.

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Novels read so far in 2011

I mentioned back in January my informal New Year’s Resolution was to read more novels. Not nearly as many as Rob Kitchin – who has read and reviewed 52 – but so far in 2011, half way through the year, I’ve read… … Continue reading

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