background preloader

The Complete works of H. P. Lovecraft

Lovecraft H.P. Poète de l’indicible, homme solitaire et maladif aux amertumes acides, Lovecraft est, aux côtés de Edgar A.Poe, l’un des grands maîtres de la littérature fantastique et d’épouvante, un génie des abysses dont l’œuvre tentaculaire plonge au cœur de nos peurs les plus enfouies... Très populaire en France, il a bâtit une mythologie complexe et monstrueuse, à partir de nombreuses nouvelles parues, pour la totalité, après sa mort. Son travail a profondément marqué des générations d’auteurs. Il serait très exagéré de dire que l’enfance de Howard Phillip Lovecraft fut une enfance heureuse. Howard vit dans une demeure immense, propriété de son grand-père, au 454 Angell Street. Howard P. En 1921, il perd sa mère, Sarah Susan Philips. En 1922, Lovecraft fait la rencontre de Sonia Heft Green, une journaliste amateur, comme lui. De retour à Providence, Lovecraft connait une période d’écriture fructueuse. Cette mythologie se résume ainsi : Les personnages de Lovecraft sont souvent peu épais.

Fallout 101: What Will Tomorrow Bring? “I don’t need to be here. I already told you, I’m fine.” “Yes, I agree, you are making a lot of progress. But you are still in a very delicate position, and-” “Look,” she cut in, “what happened… is in the past now.” A brief silence followed. She shook her head and turned away. Outside of the 33rd story office window, the day’s last light was receding from the landscape; distant mountains glowed with a rosy aura beneath billowing masses of crimson cloud and steel buildings turned to shadow against the fading skyline. He cleared his throat. She knew the answer. “Acknowledgement,” she said, without turning away from the window. “Yes, that’s correct. “You’ll let me leave?” “Maria, I am trying to help you, but you have to work with me.” She shrugged her shoulders, saying nothing. “Acknowledgement is just the first step,” he went on, “The others who saw what you did came out of the experience… changed. Memories of that disturbing evening lingered on the edge of her awareness. “That’s true. “Yes.”

The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society Evolutionary Psychology Primer by Leda Cosmides and John Tooby Leda Cosmides & John Tooby Introduction The goal of research in evolutionary psychology is to discover and understand the design of the human mind. Evolutionary psychology is an approach to psychology, in which knowledge and principles from evolutionary biology are put to use in research on the structure of the human mind. In this view, the mind is a set of information-processing machines that were designed by natural selection to solve adaptive problems faced by our hunter-gatherer ancestors. Debauching the mind: Evolutionary psychology's past and present In the final pages of the Origin of Species, after he had presented the theory of evolution by natural selection, Darwin made a bold prediction: "In the distant future I see open fields for far more important researches. In our view, William James was right about evolutionary psychology. Figure 1:Three complementary levels of explanation in evolutionary psychology. The Standard Social Science Model Back to Basics Principle 1. Figure 3.

Kûkai First published Tue Oct 3, 2006; substantive revision Fri Oct 8, 2010 Kûkai (774–835CE) is one of the intellectual giants of Japan, who ought not to be ignored in any account of the history of Japanese thought. Among the traditional Buddhist thinkers of Japan, and perhaps even of the whole of East Asia, he is one of the most systematic and philosophical. He is most famous for being the founder of Shingon esoteric Buddhism in Japan. But he is also remembered not only for his contributions as a teacher and scholar of religion, but for his accomplishments and innovations in social welfare, public education, lexicography, language, literature and poetry, literary theory, calligraphy, art, painting, wood-carving, sculpture, music, civil engineering, architecture, etc. during a period when Japan was undergoing rapid change. 1. Kûkai grew up during the Nara period (710–784CE) when the Nara Buddhist schools flourished and the country was centralized under the rule of the imperial family. 2. 3.

Below is an alphabetical list of Lovecraft’s fiction, revisions, collaborations, and miscellaneous minor works, as well as some tales that are not extant. The dates for each of the tales are based primarily on S.T. Joshi’s “Chronology of the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft” included in Arkham House’s Dagon and Other Macabre Tales, but includes some changes based on Mr. Joshi’s ongoing research. The Alchemist (1908) Ashes (with C.

Iain [M] Banks is the author of twenty-three novels and one short fiction collection to-date. All twenty-four of Iain's books are published in the UK by Abacus and Orbit (both imprints of the Little, Brown Book Group) and a number of his science fiction titles are published in the US by Orbit (an imprint of the Hachette Book Group). Click on the covers below for more information about the relevant book. Or, alternatively: All Iain [M] Banks Titles, Publication Order Iain Banks Titles, Publication Order The Wasp Factory [1984] | UKWalking on Glass [1985] | UKThe Bridge [1986] | UKEspedair Street [1987] | UKCanal Dreams [1989] | UKThe Crow Road [1992] | UKComplicity [1993] | UKWhit [1995] | UKA Song of Stone [1997] | UKThe Business [1999] | UKDead Air [2002] | UKThe Steep Approach to Garbadale [2007] | UKTransition [2009] | UKStonemouth [2012] | UK | US Iain M Banks Titles, Publication Order The 'Culture' Books, Publication Order

Related: