6424RE: H.P. Lovecraft's Complete Charles Dexter Ward Manuscript is Online!
- Sep 1, 2013I had a quick look, and what grabbed my attention was the interleaved (and upside-down!) scans of the letters to H P L, which might well prove even more fascinating than the manuscript itself. --- In email@example.com, <hopfrog@...> wrote: HOORAY!!!! Brilliant!
On 8/30/2013 10:40 AM, Will Hart wrote:
> Greetings to All Lovecraftians,
> This is so good, I just had to share it!
> I initially learned about this on Twitter, and just had to share what
> I've seen since then.
> The Brown Digital Repository of Brown University in Providence, now has
> H. P. Lovecraft's entire manuscript for The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
> scanned and on display for everyone to be able to enjoy.
> From the main page, the manuscript can be viewed in a window that shows
> about one-and-a-half pages at a time, and the window can easily be
> using the scroll bar below it; and if you scroll down the entire web page,
> you'll find a "Portfolio View" mode, with three images (pages) on
> display at
> a time, or it can be viewed in a "Book View" mode, where you can see the
> pages turning. And any page image may be downloaded from these display
> And if you scroll even farther down the main web page, you also have an
> option to jump directly to any page individually, where you can zoom-in to
> an extremely detailed level.
> These scans include Lovecraft's hand-written pages, as well as the backs
> of every sheet of paper; so you see exactly what he was writing on,
> and what
> was originally written on the paper.
> There are 296 image scans here that will keep you fascinated for a very
> long time.
> Please let me know what you discover within the manuscript that you
> hadn't known before!
> The Main Page for H. P. Lovecraft's, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward:
> firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:atasteforhorror%40yahoogroups.com>
> And if this manuscript isn't enough to keep you busy, check out the other
> scanned Lovecraft items here:
> < https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/search_results/?search_terms=se
> arch_terms%3ALovecraft&scope=Search> &scope=Search
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