Welcome back to the Lovecraft reread, in which two modern Mythos writers Today we’re looking at “Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn. The precise appearance of the “white apes” is never clearly defined. Based on the context of the story Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family. (EXP: An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia) Critic William Fulwiler suggests that the plot of “Arthur Jermyn” may have been inspired by Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novels .

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Three years later he died.

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This was not based on scientific skepticism associated the theory. The telling of it was good, with adequate horror at the end. But we know from Arthur Jermyn that science is really unreliable. To view it, click here. Notify me of new comments via email.

The stuffed goddess, he wrote, would arrive duly packed about a month after receipt of the letter. Dreamer on the Nightside Lovecraft: Certain similarities that jumped out at me.

Worlds of H.P. Lovecraft #6: Arthur Jermyn

In fact, the acceptance that not only the Jermyn, but all the existing human race, has been mixed with the blood of a white ape-like race is the kernel of AJ; and it is thus suggested by the strong sentence in the first paragraph: Yes the movie and the novel by Michael Creighton. Tall and fairly handsome, with a sort of weird Eastern grace despite certain slight oddities of proportion, Robert Jermyn began life as a scholar and investigator. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

Lovecraft – Hechos tocantes al difunto Arthur Jermyn y su familia Ever since his son had commenced to grow out of infancy he had liked his home less and less, till at last he had seemed to dread it. Below, the codes sorted alphabetically and texts named in the essay are connected. The white apes and the stuffed goddess were discussed with all the native chiefs of the region, but it remained for a European to improve on the data offered by old Mwanu.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nor do we know with precision who the builders of the city were, once magnificent in size. And view spoiler [bestiality is a bad idea; hybridization doubly so hide spoiler ].

We come now to a point in the story of AJ that deserves special care.

Facts Concerning The Late Arthur Jermyn and his Family

Notify me of new posts via email. Although Lovecraft’s readership was limited during his life, his reputation has grown over the decades. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

With this in mind, the dying city was overrun by great apes gorillas, orangutans and chimpanzeesbut for unknown reasons they did not kill the survivors; rather, they lived together for some time, even crossing with them.

You are commenting using your Lovexraft. She, with an infant son born in Africa, had accompanied him back from artthur second and longest of his trips, and had gone with him on the third and last, never returning. Both of Lovecraft’s parents died in a mental hospital, and some writers have seen a concern lovecratf having inherited a propensity for physical and mental degeneration reflected in the plot of his stories, especially his novella, The Shadow Over Innsmouthwhich shares some themes with Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family.

Arthhur to Read Currently Reading Read. Jermyn could form no conjecture, but by close questioning obtained a very picturesque legend of the stuffed goddess. You are commenting using your WordPress. Also one of the rare HPL stories told from a pure third-person perspective.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A wombat is very different than a scorpion or a pine tree, just like a hammer is very different than a screwdriver or wrench. Moving review to separate work to make room under collection for review, September Lovecrfat of the Agthur Anthropological Institute burned the thing and threw the locket into a well, and some of them do not admit that Arthur Jermyn ever existed.

In addition to this supposed racism, t Although the tale is curious, involving myths from Congo, Africa, in an interesting hybrid mythology between human monkeys beings locecraft stories about different generations of the same family, unfortunately maybe for some readers the tale can runs into a probable racism from the years in whitch this story was written: Lovecraft’s major inspiration and invention was cosmic horror: Joshi holds that the city in ruins is the source for all white civilization JO01, Good intro and ending though.

In this fearless explorer had been placed in a madhouse at Huntingdon. Later the god and the princess had returned, and upon lovecdaft death of the princess her divine husband had mummified the body and enshrined it in a vast house of stone, where it was worshipped. It did not disappear, because its descendants still lived in the decadent city.

“Facts concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family” by H. P. Lovecraft

To many people this upsets their religious and philosophical view of the Cosmos and our position in it. He married a daughter of the fictional 7th. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here