Overview: American Horror

Black and white cartoon of H. P. Lovecraft seated in a chair with a pen in hand, while tentacles are emerging from the page he's writing own and wrapping around his hand.  The initials HPL appear in the top left corner.

A digital illustration of the father of cosmic existentialist horror, Howard Phillips Lovecraft



  • Respond to the weekly readings within the context of your own perspective. (Textual Annotations)
  • Consider how genre fiction–specifically Fantasy/Horror–embodies themes we have previously discussed this term. (Weekly Journal Entry)