Chart of HP Lovecraft stories

Group 1: Arkham House hardcovers (later editions corrected)
DH: The Dunwich Horror (1963), introduction by Robert Bloch
AMM: At the Mountains of Madness and Other Novels (1964), introduction by James Turner
Dagon: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales (1965), introduction by T.E.D. Klein

Group 2: Ballantine mass-market paperbacks
Tomb: The Tomb and Other Tales (1970)
Doom: The Doom that Came to Sarnath and Other Stories (1971), introduction and notes by Lin Carter
LFear: The Lurking Fear (1971)
DQ: The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (1970), introduction and notes by Lin Carter
AMM: At the Mountains of Madness (1971)
Case: The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (1971)

Group 3: Ballantine trade paperbacks
Best of: The Best of H.P. Lovecraft (1982), introduction by Robert Bloch [reprinted from DH]
Dreams: The Dream Cycle of H.P. Lovecraft: Dreams of Terror and Death (1995), introduction by Neil Gaiman
Road: The Transition of H.P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness (1996), introduction by Barbara Hambly

Group 4: Penguin trade paperbacks
Call: The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (1999), introduction and notes by S.T. Joshi
Thing: The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories (2001), introduction and notes by S.T. Joshi
Dreams: The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories (2004), introduction and notes by S.T. Joshi

Column 5
Tales of H.P. Lovecraft (Ecco, 1997), selected/introduced by Joyce Carol Oates

Column 6
Tales (Library of America, 2005), selected/notes by Peter Straub

Column 7
Black Seas of Infinity: The Best of H.P. Lovecraft (SFBC, 2001), edited/introduced by Andrew Wheeler

Others not in table
At the Mountains of Madness (Modern Library, 2005) -- title story, essay "Supernatural Horror in Literature", and introduction by China Miéville
Michel Houellebecq, H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life (McSweeney's/Believer Books, 2005) -- essay by Houellebecq (translated from the French, 1991), plus "The Call of Cthulhu" and "The Whisperer in Darkness" by HPL

               

 

 

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

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6

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Date written

Title

Arkham: DH; AMM; Dagon

BB pbs: Tomb, Doom, LFear, DQ, AMM, Case

BB trade pbs: Best of, Dreams, Road

Penguin: Call; Thing; Dreams

Oates

Tales, Library of America

Wheeler/

SFBC

1905

The Beast in the Cave

Dagon

Tomb

Road

 

 

 

 

1908

The Alchemist

Dagon

Tomb

Road

 

 

 

 

1917

Dagon

Dagon

LFear

Road

Call

 

 

Wheeler

1917

The Tomb

Dagon

Tomb, Doom

Road

Thing

 

 

 

1918

Polaris

Dagon

Doom

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1919

Beyond the Wall of Sleep

Dagon

LFear, Doom

Dreams

Thing

 

 

 

1919

Memory

 

Doom

Road

 

 

 

 

1919

The Doom that Came to Sarnath

Dagon

Doom

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1919

The Statement of Randolph Carter

AMM

AMM

Dreams

Call

 

Tales

 

1919

The Transition of Juan Romero

Dagon

Tomb

Road

 

 

 

 

1919

The White Ship

Dagon

LFear, DQ

Road

Thing

 

 

 

1920

(Facts concerning…) Arthur Jermyn

Dagon

LFear

Road

Call

 

 

 

1920

Poetry and the Gods

Dagon

Tomb

Road

 

 

 

 

1920

The Street

Dagon

Tomb

Road

 

 

 

 

1920

The Temple

Dagon

LFear

Road

Thing

 

 

 

1920

The Tree

Dagon

Doom

Road

Dreams

 

 

 

1920.01

The Terrible Old Man

DH

 

Road

Dreams

 

 

 

1920.06

The Cats of Ulthar

Dagon

Doom

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1920.11

Celephais

Dagon

DQ

Dreams

Call

 

 

 

1920.11

From Beyond

Dagon

LFear, Doom

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1920.12

Nyarlathotep

 

Doom

Dreams

Call

 

 

 

1920.12

The Picture in the House

DH

 

Bestof

Call

 

 

 

1920.12

Ex Oblivione

 

Doom

Dreams

 

 

 

 

1920.12

The Crawling Chaos

 

Doom

Road

 

 

 

 

1921

The Outsider

DH

LFear

Bestof

Call

Oates

Tales

Wheeler

1921.01

The Nameless City

Dagon

Doom

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

Wheeler

1921.02

The Quest of Iranon

Dagon

Doom

Dreams

Thing

 

 

 

1921.03

The Moon-Bog

Dagon

LFear

Road

Dreams

 

 

 

1921.08

The Other Gods

Dagon

Doom

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1921.12

The Music of Erich Zann

DH

 

Bestof

Thing

Oates

Tales

 

1921-22

Herbert West—Reanimator: From the Dark

Dagon

 

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1921-22

HWR 2: The Plague Demon

Dagon

 

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1921-22

HWR 3: Six Shots by Moonlight

Dagon

 

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1921-22

HWR 4: The Scream of the Dead

Dagon

 

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1921-22

HWR 5: The Horror from the Shadows

Dagon

 

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1921-22

HWR 6: The Tomb Legions

Dagon

 

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1922.05

Hypnos

Dagon

Doom

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1922.06

Azathoth

Dagon

Tomb

Dreams

 

 

 

 

1922.06

What the Moon Brings

 

Doom

Dreams

 

 

 

Wheeler

1922.09

The Hound

Dagon

LFear

Dreams

Call

 

 

 

1922.11

The Lurking Fear

Dagon

LFear

Road

Dreams

 

Tales

Wheeler

1923

The Festival

Dagon

Tomb, Doom

Road

Call

 

 

Wheeler

1923.09

The Rats in the Walls

DH

 

Bestof

Call

Oates

Tales

Wheeler

1923.09

The Unnamable

Dagon

LFear

Road

Dreams

 

 

Wheeler

1924.03

Under the Pyramids (Imprisoned with the Pharaohs) (w/Houdini)

Dagon

(Tomb), Doom

Road

Thing

 

 

 

1924.10

The Shunned House

AMM

AMM

Road

Dreams

Oates

Tales

 

1925.08

He

Dagon

Tomb

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1925.08

The Horror at Red Hook

Dagon

Tomb

Road

Dreams

 

Tales

 

1925.09

In the Vault

DH

 

Bestof

Dreams

 

 

 

1926

Pickman’s Model

DH

 

Bestof, Dreams

Thing

 

Tales

Wheeler

1926

The Descendant

Dagon

Tomb

Dreams

 

 

 

 

1926

The Silver Key

AMM

DQ

Bestof, Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1926.03

Cool Air

DH

 

Road

Call

 

Tales

 

1926.06

The Call of Cthulhu

DH

 

Bestof

Call

Oates

Tales

Wheeler

1926.11

The Strange High House in the Mist

Dagon

DQ, Tomb

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1927

ESSAY: Supernatural Horror in Literature

Dagon

 

 

 

 

 

 

1927

Nathicana [poem]

 

Doom

Road

 

 

 

 

1927.01

The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath

AMM

DQ

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1927.03

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

AMM

Case

Dreams

Thing

 

Tales

 

1927.03

The Colour Out of Space

DH

 

Bestof

Call

Oates

Tales

Wheeler

1928.06

The Dunwich Horror

DH

 

Bestof

Thing

Oates

Tales

 

1930

The Mound (w/ Zealia Bishop)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wheeler

1930.09

The Whisperer in Darkness

DH

 

Bestof

Call

 

Tales

 

1931.03

At the Mountains of Madness

AMM

AMM

Road

Thing

Oates

Tales

Wheeler

1931.12

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

DH

LFear

Bestof

Call

Oates

Tales

Wheeler

1932.02

The Dreams in the Witch-House

AMM

AMM

Bestof, Dreams

Dreams

 

Tales

Wheeler

1933

The Book

Dagon

Tomb

 

 

 

 

 

1933

Winged Death (w/Hazel Heald)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wheeler

1933.04

Through the Gates of the Silver Key (w/E Hoffmann Price)

AMM

DQ

Dreams

Dreams

 

 

 

1933.08

The Thing on the Doorstep

DH

 

Bestof

Thing

 

Tales

Wheeler

1933.10

The Evil Clergyman

Dagon

Tomb

Road

 

 

 

 

1934

The Thing in the Moonlight

 

Tomb

Dreams

 

 

 

 

1935.03

The Shadow Out of Time

DH

 

Bestof

Dreams

Oates

Tales

Wheeler

1935.11

The Haunter of the Dark

DH

 

Bestof

Call

 

Tales

 

1936.01

In the Walls of Eryx (w/Sterling)

Dagon

Tomb, Doom

Road

 

 

 

Wheeler