Lovecraft's Influences and Favorites

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In 1927, H. P. Lovecraft wrote a long essay on "Supernatural Horror in Literature" in which he discussed the history of what came to be known as Weird Fiction. This collection includes many of the texts that Lovecraft mentioned in the essay, beginning with Edgar Allan Poe's Fall of the House of Usher, published in 1839 and ending with Walter de la Mare Seaton's Aunt from 1922. Included are 19 stories and 1 poem. - Summary by Alan Winterrowd

Genre(s): Horror & Supernatural Fiction, Anthologies

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Etext Josh Kibbey
00:38:40 en
Play 02 What Was It? by Fitz-James O'Brien Fitz-James O'Brien Etext Rafe Ball
00:36:49 en
Play 03 The Little Red Kitten by Lafcadio Hearn Lafcadio Hearn Etext Availle
00:05:36 en
Play 04 The Upper Berth by F. Marion Crawford Francis Marion Crawford Etext Chris Pyle
00:45:02 en
Play 05 The Death of Halpin Frayser by Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Bierce Etext oogiesragdoll
00:33:31 en
Play 06 The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling Etext Rafe Ball
00:33:21 en
Play 07 The Captain of the 'Pole-Star' by Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Etext Josh Kibbey
00:49:48 en
Play 08 The Yellow Sign by Robert W. Chambers Robert W. Chambers Etext Dan Ficklin
00:38:57 en
Play 09 Xelucha by M. P. Shiel Matthew Phipps Shiel Etext Peter Yearsley
00:26:19 en
Play 10 The Red Room by H. G. Wells H. G. Wells Etext Maria de Fátima da Silva
00:24:55 en
Play 11 The Shadows on the Wall by Mary E. Wilkins Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Etext Maria de Fátima da Silva
00:36:05 en
Play 12 The Harbor-Master by Robert W. Chambers Robert W. Chambers Etext Robert Doolan
00:58:11 en
Play 13 The White People by Arthur Machen - Pt 1 Arthur Machen Etext Ian Virly
00:25:53 en
Play 14 The White People by Arthur Machen - Pt 2 Arthur Machen Etext Ian Virly
00:44:51 en
Play 15 The White People by Arthur Machen - Pt 3 Arthur Machen Etext Ian Virly
00:20:20 en
Play 16 Lost Hearts by M. R. James M. R. James Etext JMH Powell
00:24:50 en
Play 17 The Willows by Algernon Blackwood, Pt 1 Algernon Blackwood Etext Alan Winterrowd
00:34:12 en
Play 18 The Willows by Algernon Blackwood, Pt 2 Algernon Blackwood Etext Alan Winterrowd
00:29:11 en
Play 19 The Willows by Algernon Blackwood, Pt 3 Algernon Blackwood Etext Alan Winterrowd
00:29:31 en
Play 20 The Willows by Algernon Blackwood, Pt 4 Algernon Blackwood Etext Alan Winterrowd
00:24:17 en
Play 21 The Hashish Man by Lord Dunsany Lord Dunsany Etext Rafe Ball
00:15:18 en
Play 22 The Unhappy Body by Lord Dunsany Lord Dunsany Etext Stefan Von Blon
00:13:04 en
Play 23 Fishhead by Irvin S. Cobb Irvin S. Cobb Etext Peter Yearsley
00:26:46 en
Play 24 The Hashish-Eater, or the Apocalypse of Evil by Clark Ashton Smith Clark Ashton Smith Etext Alan Winterrowd
00:28:49 en
Play 25 Seaton's Aunt by Walter de la Mare, Pt 1 Walter De la Mare Etext Rafe Ball
00:33:09 en
Play 26 Seaton's Aunt by Walter de la Mare, Pt 2 Walter De la Mare Etext Rafe Ball
00:47:04 en