Essays

Criticism and apology for William Hope Hodgson's The Night Land and other weird fiction.

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An excerpt from Mr. Lovecraft's famous essay.

The late Andy Robertson wrote these.  The first three remain the best critical introduction to The Night Land.

A series of essays by Kate Coady propounding the science, and occasionally the philosophy, behind the science-fictional parts of William Hope Hodgson's speculative fiction.

Among other things, Nigel Brown explains why he disagrees with some common assessments of The Night Land.