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Characteristics of Gothic in Literature and the Arts

The term 'gothic' in the arts has different characteristics to the same term in literature. Gothic art lasted between the 12th century and the 16th century and manifested itself in the form of sculpture, painting and architecture. Gothic literature, however,...

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Gothic architecture, an introduction

Forget the association of the word “Gothic” to dark, haunted houses, Wuthering Heights, or ghostly pale people wearing black nail polish and ripped fishnets. The original Gothic style was actually developed to bring sunshine into people’s lives, and especially into their...

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Goth Music Genere Features

Gothic rock stood out due to its more dark sound, with minor or bass chords, reverbs, dark arrangements or dramatic and melancholic melodies, having inspirations in gothic literature allied with themes such as sadness, existentialism, nihilism, dark romanticism, tragedy, melancholy and morbidity.  ...

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