The Outsider and Others

The Outsider and Others

Infobox Book
name = The Outsider and Others
title_orig =
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image_caption = Dust-jacket illustration by Virgil Finlay for "The Outsider and Others"
author = H. P. Lovecraft
illustrator =
cover_artist = Virgil Finlay
country = United States
language = English
series =
subject =
genre = Fantasy, Horror, Science fiction short story
publisher = Arkham House
release_date = 1939
english_release_date =
media_type = Print (Hardback)
pages = 533 pp
isbn = NA
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"The Outsider and Others" is a collection of stories by author H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in 1939 and was the first book published by Arkham House. 1,268 copies were printed. The volume is named for the Lovecraft short story "The Outsider".

The stories for this volume were selected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. The dust jacket art was a montage of drawings by Virgil Finlay for "Weird Tales" magazine, of which only one or two had originally illustrated Lovecraft stories.

Contents

"The Outsider and Others" contains the following tales:

# "Howard Philips Lovecraft: Outsider", by August Derleth & Donald Wandrei
# "Dagon"
# "Polaris"
# "Celephais"
# "Hypnos"
# "The Cats of Ulthar"
# "The Strange High House in the Mist"
# "The Statement of Randolph Carter"
# "The Silver Key"
# "Through the Gates of the Silver Key"
# "The Outsider"
# "The Music of Erich Zann"
# "The Rats in the Walls"
# "Cool Air"
# "He"
# "The Horror at Red Hook"
# "The Temple"
# "The Picture in the House"
# "The Festival"
# "The Terrible Old Man"
# "The Tomb"
# "The Shunned House"
# "In the Vault"
# "Pickman's Model"
# "The Haunter of the Dark"
# "The Dreams in the Witch-House"
# "The Thing on the Doorstep"
# "The Nameless City"
# "The Lurking Fear"
# "The Call of Cthulhu"
# "The Colour out of Space"
# "The Dunwich Horror"
# "The Whisperer in Darkness"
# "The Shadow over Innsmouth"
# "The Shadow out of Time"
# "At the Mountains of Madness"
# "Supernatural Horror in Literature"

References

*cite book | last=Jaffery | first=Sheldon | authorlink=Sheldon Jaffery | title=The Arkham House Companion | location=Mercer Island, WA | publisher=Starmont House, Inc.| pages=1-2 | date=1989 | id=ISBN 1-55742-005-X
*cite book | last=Chalker | first=Jack L. | authorlink=Jack L. Chalker | coauthors=Mark Owings | title=The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998 | location=Westminster, MD and Baltimore | publisher=Mirage Press, Ltd.| pages=26 | date=1998
*cite book | last=Joshi | first=S.T. | authorlink=S.T. Joshi | title=Sixty Years of Arkham House: A History and Bibliography | location=Sauk City, WI | publisher=Arkham House| pages=21-22 | date=1999 | id=ISBN 0-87054-176-5
*cite book | last=Nielsen | first=Leon | title=Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide | location=Jefferson, NC and London | publisher=McFarland & Company, Inc.| pages=46-47 | date=2004 | id=ISBN 0-7864-1785-4


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