Darrell Schweitzer (essay date 2001)
SOURCE: Schweitzer, Darrell. “Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany.” In Discovering H. P. Lovecraft, Revised & Expanded, edited by Darrell Schweitzer, pp. 72–87. Holicong, PA: Wildside Press, 2001.
[In the following essay, Schweitzer investigates the nature and extent of Lord Dunsany's influence on Lovecraft.]
No knowledgeable critic has ever tried to deny the fact that the writings of Lord Dunsany were a major influence on those of H. P. Lovecraft. The reason for this is that Lovecraft's letters are so...
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