Talk:The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

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Untitled[edit]

I've added a summary of the plot; in the spirit of "much more than spoilers" I plan to return in the near future and add more analysis. teucer 03:12, 16 Dec 2004 (UTC)

First Published?[edit]

Curious as to info with regards to the "first published in 1926" bit. Although it was finished in 1926, Joshi's notes in the recent Penguin compilation Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories state: "HPL did not prepare it for publication in his lifetime, and it first appeared in the second Arkham House omnibus of his work," suggesting that the article is wrong in this claim.

Any info on the source of this published in 1926 claim? (ie: If so, where was it published?) -- g026r 06:42, 17 August 2006 (UTC)

Scratch that, I can't read. The notes state it was finished in 1927 (as does the external link in the article), making a first published in 1926 impossible. -- g026r 06:45, 17 August 2006 (UTC)

Conclusion[edit]

I removed the text of the last line of the story (about Nyarlathotep taunting the gods), because it doesn't really have much significance to the main story. --Hotdoglives 09:56, 6 May 2007 (UTC)

Price and Oz[edit]

Price's Oz interpretation seems to be flawed. Oz is only a dream in the 1939 MGM film, which Price, born in the 50s would have seen when it became an annually played film on TV in the 70s. Lovecraft, however, died before the film was made. If he was familiar with Oz, it was most likely through the books, in which L. Frank Baum portrays the land as unquestionably real. 67.142.165.35 (talk) 05:18, 29 May 2010 (UTC)