Review: The Spirit of Revision: Lovecraft’s Letters to Zealia Brown Reed Bishop (2015)


By Bobby Derie


Branney, Sean and Leman, Andrew (eds.). The Spirit of Revision: Lovecraft’s Letters to Zealia Brown Reed Bishop. The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society (2015). Softcover: 190 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0-692-49524-7.


The name of H.P. Lovecraft is not normally associated with Oklahoma and Missouri, westward-bound pioneers and gold-seeking Spanish conquistadors, plantations with African slaves and lover’s triangles, the ancient precursors of Aztec gods and the legends of modern Native Americans … much less domestic stories with titles like “When …

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