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Gothic

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Published by Exile Editions, Sales distribution, General Pub. Co. in Toronto, Don Mills, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Poems.

StatementDavid Day ; illustrated by Alan Lee.
ContributionsLee, Alan.
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15358802M
ISBN 100920428053
LC Control Number89011058
OCLC/WorldCa20634320

In Milton the literary and philosophical heritage of the Renaissance merged with Protestant political and moral conviction. A groin or cross vault is formed by the perpendicular intersection of two barrel vaults. An ambitious and influential work was A Mirror for Magistratesa historical verse narrative by several poets that updated the medieval view of history and the morals to be drawn from it. His most explicitly Gothic work is his last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Droodwhich he did not live to complete and which was published in unfinished state upon his death in

Often, a Gothic novel or story will revolve around a large, ancient house that conceals a terrible secret or serves as the refuge of an especially frightening and threatening character. Byron features as the title character in Lady Caroline's own Gothic novel Glenarvon As social mores were shaken, so too were artistic conventions. Early Tudor drama owed much to both medieval morality plays and classical models.

In modern Gothic novels and films, there is frequently the threat of physical violation. Three successive phases of Gothic architecture can be distinguished, respectively called early, High, and late Gothic. Reilly in A Confederacy of Dunces. See Article History Gothic art, the paintingsculptureand architecture characteristic of the second of two great international eras that flourished in western and central Europe during the Middle Ages.


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Aldous Huxley and Evelyn Waugh satirized the group and the period, while Katharine Mansfield and Elizabeth Bowen captured their flavor in fiction.

The dominant literary figure of James's reign was Ben Jonsonwhose varied and dramatic works followed classical models and were enriched by his worldly, peculiarly English wit.

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However, Schauerroman's key elements are necromancy and secret societies and it is remarkably more pessimistic than the British Gothic novel. By this time it had become fashionable to treat the interior columns and ribs as if each was composed of a bunch of more slender parallel members.

Casino pimp Man Mortimer, the mean and ridiculous villain, is a stand-in for the vapid wave of commercialism choking the South. Its difficulty, formal invention, and bleak antiromanticism were to influence poets for decades.

Omens, portents, visions. The castle often contains secret passages, trap doors, secret rooms, trick panels with hidden levers, dark or hidden staircases, and possibly ruined sections. In horror-Gothic films, when the guy tells the girl, "Stay here; I'll be right back," you pretty much know that one of them will soon be dead.

The skillful use of flying buttresses made it possible to build extremely tall, thin-walled buildings whose interior structural system of columnar piers and ribs reinforced an impression of soaring verticality.

The term retained its derogatory overtones until the 19th century, at which time a positive critical revaluation of Gothic architecture took place. Nonfiction Among the Victorian masters of nonfiction were the great Whig historian Thomas Macaulay and Thomas Carlylethe historian, social critic, and prophet whose rhetoric thundered through the age.

The 17th cent. Loudon 's The Mummy! Drama continued to flourish until the closing of the theaters at the onset of the English Revolution in Some parts of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov's " A Hero of Our Time " are also considered to belong in the gothic genre, but they lack the supernatural elements of other Russian gothic stories.

Caxton's achievement encouraged writing of all kinds and also influenced the standardization of the English language. Wellsand Joseph Conrad expressed the skepticism and alienation that were to become features of post-Victorian sensibility.

Housman and Thomas Hardy, Victorian figures who lived on into the 20th cent. William Carleton was a notable Gothic writer, but he converted from Catholicism to Anglicanism during his life, which complicates his position in this dichotomy.

Andrews, Iain Banks, and Anne Rice. Both genres are based on the terrifying side of the Middle Ages, and both frequently feature the same elements castles, ghost, monster, etc.

House of Prayer No.Gothic definition, noting or pertaining to a style of architecture, originating in France in the middle of the 12th century and existing in the western half of Europe through the middle of the 16th century, characterized by the use of the pointed arch and the ribbed vault, by the use of fine woodwork and stonework, by a progressive lightening of structure, and by the use of such features as.

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