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H.P. Lovecraft and the Occult: The Man, the Myth, the Magic

The first of Dr. Justin Woodman’s four talks analysing aspects of H.P. Lovecraft (1890–1937), the creator of the Cthulhu mythos.

Tonight, Woodman casts a critical eye on the “magical” context of Lovecraft’s life and work. He then explores some of the myths surrounding the man and his fiction. This first talk also begins to examine the powerful influence that Lovecraft’s unique literary creations have exerted over the contemporary occult imagination.

Dr. Woodman lectures in anthropology at Goldsmiths College, Birkbeck College, and the University of Westminster. He has contributed articles on Lovecraftian themes to Strange Attractor and The Journal for the Academic Study of Magic.


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Date and Time:

17 January 2007 at 7:15 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



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