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H.P. Lovecraft - Dagon

Updated: May 13

Dagon Short Story By H.P. Lovecraft Explained

H.P. Lovecraft's, Dagon is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in July 1917. It is one of the first stories he wrote as an adult and was first published in the November 1919 edition of The Vagrant (issue #11). Dagon was later published in Weird Tales. Dagon is one of H.P. Lovecraft's most forward-looking stories. It has many elements and themes that foreshadow future stories such as The Call of Cthulhu and The Shadow Over Innsmouth. The title references Dagon, a Great Old One who went on to appear in later works by H.P. Lovecraft. Dagon - we are children of Dagon. is it a symbol of Dagon the fish god? Watch this video to see us explain H.P. Lovecraft's Dagon.

If you would like to read more of H.P. Lovecraft's work I recommend this collection


The original story was written by H.P. Lovecraft.

Images were taken from The Lovecraft Anthology 1

Adapted by Dan Lockwood

Illustrated by Alice Duke


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Chapters for Dagon H.P. Lovecraft's Short Story - Exploring The Cthulhu Mythos.

00:00 Introduction

00:26 Dagon

02:25 Outro

SPOILER ALERT - I would always advise that you read the story yourself but these videos are aimed at those that do not have the time, which means that plot spoilers are present within the video.

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