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Necronomicon Australis Hobart

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Bishop Hay Centre

121 Maquarie Street

Hobart, Tasmania 7000

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Join S.T. Joshi in an evening of conversation and discussion, on the works of H P Lovecraft including the Necronomicon, as part of his short Australian tour.

Joshi is a leading authority on H. P. Lovecraft, Ambrose Bierce, H. L. Mencken, and other writers, mostly in the realms of supernatural and fantasy fiction. He has edited corrected editions of the works of Lovecraft, several annotated editions of Bierce and Mencken, and has written such critical studies as The Weird Tale (1990) and The Modern Weird Tale (2001). His award-winning biography, H. P. Lovecraft: A Life (1996), has already become a collector's item. An expanded and updated version, I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H. P. Lovecraft, was published in 2 volumes in 2010.

A prominent atheist, Joshi has published the anthology Atheism: A Reader (2000) and the anti-religious polemic, God's Defenders: What They Believe and Why They Are Wrong (2003). He has also compiled an important anthology on race relations, Documents of American Prejudice (1999).

Joshi has compiled bibliographies of H. P. Lovecraft (1981; revised 2009), Lord Dunsany (1993), Ramsey Campbell (1995), Ambrose Bierce (1999), Gore Vidal (2007), and H. L. Mencken (2009). He has edited Supernatural Literature of the World: An Encyclopedia (2005), Icons of Horror and the Supernatural (2006), and Icons of Unbelief (2008). His recent monographs include The Angry Right (2006), Junk Fiction: America’s Obsession with Bestsellers (2009), and The Unbelievers: The Evolution of Modern Atheism (2011). He has also published two works of detective fiction and has written a supernatural novel centering around H. P. Lovecraft, The Assaults of Chaos.

Vennue Location: 121 Macquarie St is located just behind Church House (125 Macquarie St), it is the ground floor of a 3 storey, burgundy building with yellow arches.

OTHER ST JOSHI TALKS:

Other presenters may appear at select events.

Canberra Sat. 22 June 2019 Larry Sitsky Recital Room ANU School of Music

Melbourne Mon. 24 June 2019

Hobart Wed. 26 June

Sydney Fri. 28 June.

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