CARVING NIGHTMARES: CLARK ASHTON SMITH'S SCULPTURES WITHIN THE H.P. LOVECRAFT CIRCLE //

CARVING NIGHTMARES: CLARK ASHTON SMITH'S SCULPTURES WITHIN THE H.P. LOVECRAFT CIRCLE //

CHRISTOPHER SQUIER

Clark Ashton Smith and the Lovecraft Circle’s stories of the grotesque updated horror for a modern age in which superstitions had been overturned by science. Smith’s carvings established new nightmares and unconscious terrors, communicating the modern anxiety of a shared set of American writers in the early 20th century.

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