Lovecraft: Horror & Madness
FYS 050, CRN 7952
This course introduces students to the enigma that was H.P. Lovecraft. This class will explore Lovecraft's influences and, in particular, his work's connection with the psychic trauma of the First World War. Students produce their own horror writing and critical writing on topics such as cultural value of pulp fiction, literary depictions of madness, and/or literary theories in the wake of the WWI. Discussions center on expanding students¹ critical understanding of Lovecraft and the rich world he created.