- cosmic + -ism (Wiktionary)
“In that book, Herber took his place with Ramsey Campbell as a chronicler of the human half of the Mythos; it's a paean to despair more immediate than some purists' disdainful "cosmicism" would allow.”
“What works most about the film is its unflinching adherence to HPL's cosmicism, and its skillful use of mood (largely accomplished through Sean Kirby's cinematography and Willy Greer's unnerving score).”
“The 'paragraphs' from Lovecraft's work have been chosen with exceptional care to highlight some of Lovecraft's most powerful and provocative utterances; and the images chosen to accompany them emphasise exactly those elements of weirdness, cosmicism, terror, and otherworldly beauty that distinguish Lovecraft's stories.”
“They indicate that hyperspace travel goes through time as well as space, and otherwise perform the same function that all of Lovecraft's Mythos callbacks perform, enhancing cosmicism.”
“I would argue that "Witch House" is the almost-completed version of the skeleton first laid down in "From Beyond," (man perceives Outside, Outside comes in) and that (with "Call of Cthulhu") it is actually one of the purest and most important examples of sheer Lovecraftian cosmicism.”
“I do love the cosmicism; the stark vastness of time, the great allusion to Buddai ("the gigantic old man who lies asleep for ages underground with his head on his arm, and who will some day awake and eat up the world"), the increasingly deft retournement of the Necronomicon (this time as 'dream diary'), and what we see of Peaslee's attempt to discover his bizarre activities while "amnesiac.”
“I like Buhle's nod to Heisenberg in this quote, and the way it grounds Lovecraftian cosmicism not just in quantum physics which, like the Tillinghast resonator, demonstrates just how meager our world of Newtonian experience and inference really is but also Theosophy; the sense of knowledge that predates, but somehow informs, humanity.”
“Any hint of cosmicism in the end is drowned completely by the increasing hilarity of the narrative as Harry Houdini, our heroic narrator, continuously faints and swoons like a maiden aunt ... or like a Lovecraft protagonist.”
“This despite the fact that its most notable overture toward cosmicism, the "titan elbow" of the thing in the basement, is just plain silly.”
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