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Descrição: HBO's series Lovecraft Country, based on Matt Ruff's novel of the same name, is rich with literary and artistic references. Since I couldn't find a thorough online source for these references, I decided to make one myself. Major SPOILER warning!
captainsunbeam (10): Two of Gordon Parks' most famous photographs of the segregated South ("Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama, 1956" and "Department Store, Mobile, Alabama, 1956") are visually referenced in episode 1's travel sequence.… (mais)
captainsunbeam (15): In Ardham Lodge, George reports that his room is full of his favorite type of reading material, including the works of Algernon Blackwood, William Hope Hodgson, and Clark Ashton Smith. Hodgson's The House on the Borderland is the key to the secret door behind the bookshelf, and George outlines its plot to the apparition of Tic's mother.… (mais)
captainsunbeam (16): Samuel Braithwhite refers to Genesis 2:19 - "And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof." - as the inspiration for his grand scheme.
The false Tic in Leti's room later quotes Psalm 23:4 from the NIV.… (mais)
captainsunbeam (27): As Ji-Ah and her mother go to visit the shaman, audio of an angry and bitter Judy Garland plays in voiceover. This audio was originally intended to be used as notes for an autobiography Judy never got around to writing, and was later leaked.… (mais)
captainsunbeam (30): After his trip through the portal, Tic brings back a copy of Lovecraft Country, which in the world of the show is authored by his future son, George Freeman. In a skillful meta-reference, the differences Tic outlines between his son's book and his "real" story are the same differences between the original novel and the show.… (mais)