Lovecraft is best known for his creation of the Cthulhu Mythos. After his father's institutionalization inhe lived affluently until his family's wealth dissipated after the death of his grandfather.
Lovecraft then lived with foe mother, in reduced financial security, until her institutionalization in He began to write essays for the United Amateur Press Association and, inLovecraft wrote a critical letter to a pulp magazine that ultimately led to his involvement in pulp fiction.
He became active in the speculative fiction community and was published in several pulp magazines.
Lovecraft moved to New Yorkmarrying Sonia Greene inand later became the center of a wider group of authors known as the "Lovecraft Circle".
They introduced him to Weird Taleswhich would become his most prominent publisher. Lovecraft's time in New York took a toll on his mental state and financial conditions.
He would remain active as a writer until his death from intestinal cancer at the age of Lovecraft's literary corpus is based around the idea of cosmicismwhich was simultaneously his personal philosophy and the main theme of his fiction. Cosmicism posits that humanity is an insignificant part of the cosmos, and could be swept away at any moment. He incorporated fantastic and science fiction elements into his stories, representing schooll perceived fragility of anthropocentrism.
His works were largely set in a fictionalized version of New England.
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Civilizational decline also plays a major role in his works, as he believed that the West was in decline during his lifetime. Lovecraft's early political opinions were conservative and traditionalist; additionally, he held a number of racist views for much of his adult life. Following the Great DepressionLovecraft became a democratic socialist, no longer believing a just aristocracy would make the world more fair.]