‘The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies’ is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Robert E. Howard’s literary legacy as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard’s life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp fiction aesthetic.

Contents

  • 4 • Editorial (The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies, December 2019) • essay by Jason Ray Carney and Nicole Emmelhainz [as by Jason Ray Carney and Nicole Emmelhainz-Carney]
  • 7 • Robert E. Howard: A Literary Reckoning • essay by David C. Smith
  • 21 • The Role of Jane Whittington Griffin in the Authorship of the First Rober E. Howard Biography, “Dark Valley Destiny” • essay by William M. Oliver
  • 48 • Supernatural Horror Literature: The Saliency of Epistemological Factors in Metaphysical Fear • essay by James McGlothlin
  • 67 • Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft, and the Great War • [Scholarly Note] • essay by Robert Derie [as by Bobby Derie]
  • 78 • A Comparison of the Hierarchy of Values in Robert E. Howard’s Tales • [Emerging Voices (Undergraduate)] • essay by Virginia Rufina Marquez-Pacheco
  • 85 • Review of the Album “Imaginos” by Blue Öyster Cult? • essay by Luke E. Dodd
  • 90 • Review of the Album “Alive with Scars” by Flowers for Body Snatchers • essay by Maxwell Tfirn

Notes

Editors: Jason Ray Carney and Nichole Emmelhainz-Carney
Volume 10, Issue 1. Print on demand

Publisher : Independently Published
Year : December 2019
Book No.: ISBN-13: 9781678577599
ISSN: 1537-0496
Format : Periodical (perfect bound, 5.5 x 8.5)
Pages : 195
Cover : Photo of the Robert E. Howard Home courtesy of Rusty Burke
Illustrations : None
Howard Works ISFDB

‘The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies’ is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Robert E. Howard’s literary legacy as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard’s life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp fiction aesthetic.

Tags: David C. Smith / James McGlothlin / Jason Ray Carney / Luke E. Dodd / Maxwell Tfirn / Nicole Emmelhainz-Carney / Robert Derie / Robert E. Howard / Virginia Rufina Marquez-Pacheco / William M. Oliver