Arthurian vs Lovecraftian

The Arthurian Mythos has been a favorite story cycle for Western Civ for a 1000 years. H.P. Lovecraft help to develop the genre of eldritch horror in the early 20th century. The two genres and mythos make an interesting contrast in themes.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court was published in 1889. At the time Twain wrote the novel, half of Europe was still dominated by monarchies and empires, who often greatly restricted teh freedoms of their subjects. This novel has several aspects. Twain made...

Arthurian vs Lovecraftian Themes

Like many avid readers I have my favorite concepts and themes, but since I was 14 there were two theme sets that really had an odd appeal to me. Those two would be the Arthurian cycle of stories and the works of HP Lovecraft. I believe it came from an odd weekend,...