Lovecraft Country Summary
Matt Ruff

Everything you need to understand or teach Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff.

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Lovecraft Country Overview

Lovecraft Country, a novel by Matt Ruff, takes place in the year 1954. The story follows several black Americans from Chicago. The main characters must face the horrors of racism and oppression, as well as the horrific, supernatural powers wielded by powerful white oppressors. The novel explores themes of racial prejudice, violent oppression, identity, popular culture, and white privilege.

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