H. P. Lovecraft: A Critical Study (Classics of Lovecraft Criticism Book 1)

From the Preface: The present volume is an attempt to bring serious critical scrutiny to bear on an author whose works in the field of fantasy horror, though they have enjoyed various kinds of popularity, have heretofore been afforded relatively little attention in the realm of literary criticism. H.P. Lovecraft was not only a writer of highly worthy and unique stories, novels, and poems; he was a philosopher of genuinely incisive perception, an essayist of much persuasive power, a literary critic, and an epistolarian whose equal is scarcely to be found. However, the present study shall, of necessity, focus on Lovecraft the writer of fiction as illuminated by his works, his self-criticism in his many letters, and the literary influences that helped shape him as a fantaisiste of the first water. Like Poe, Lovecraft is a deserving writer whose emergence as an accepted and admired artist has been slow in coming; but come it must. **Review ..."students of Lovecraft will find that Burleson's book offers them plenty of useful, well-documented material. Unlike many treatments of H. P. Lovecraft, this volume is less an attempt to make him into a literary titan than it is an honest effort to come to terms with the overall nature and relative importance of Lovecraft's fiction in a responsible way."-Modern Fiction Studies ?...students of Lovecraft will find that Burleson's book offers them plenty of useful, well-documented material. Unlike many treatments of H. P. Lovecraft, this volume is less an attempt to make him into a literary titan than it is an honest effort to come to terms with the overall nature and relative importance of Lovecraft's fiction in a responsible way.?-Modern Fiction Studies .,."students of Lovecraft will find that Burleson's book offers them plenty of useful, well-documented material. Unlike many treatments of H. P. Lovecraft, this volume is less an attempt to make him into a literary titan than it is an honest effort to come to terms with the overall nature and relative importance of Lovecraft's fiction in a responsible way."-Modern Fiction Studies About the Author rleson /f Donald /i R. 
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The Ufo Silencers: Mystery of the Men in Black

SUMMARY: Visits by unknown agents are seeded throughout UFO literature and newspaper accounts of flying saucer sightings. For many years they were overlooked or not recognised for what they were. Today just about every UFO investigator has encountered these Men in Black during their research. The history of Demonology, Witchcraft and the Occult are filled with similar incidents leading one to speculate that the UFO phenomena is at least partly 'psychic' in nature. The Men in Black appeared during several UFO flaps in the last century. In 1864, a UFO dropped several artefacts over a small community in Texas. They were placed by the citizens of the town in the front window of a shop on the main street of town. The next day a travelling dealer stopped by and offered the shop keeper a 'good price' for the objects and carted them away with him. Several similar incidents happened in 1897 and 1898. Many of the occupants observed during this period were said to have oriental features, dark complexions slight stature and a heavy, indefinable accent -- identical to the features described by observers of the MIB, who continue to harass and frighten witnesses today.
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