Lovecraft and Tolkien: Lovecraftian Horrors in Middle-earth?

In this essay, I would first like briefly to touch on how Lovecraft and Tolkien’s rigorous adherence to their literary sensibilities shaped later cultural expressions of myth and the macabre. Second, I would like to sample evidence of whether Lovecraft influenced elements of Tolkien’s grand tales.

via Lovecraft and Tolkien: Lovecraftian Horrors in Middle-earth? — Lovecraft eZine

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