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Gothic or Dark Romanticism

This lesson will examine the term Dark Romanticism.
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Notes on "Gothic or Dark Romanticism"

Key Terms


A style of Medieval art (painting, sculpture, stained glass, frescos and illuminated manuscript) characterized by themes of Marian devotion and architecture with pointed arches, ribbed vaults and flying buttress.

Dark Romanticism

A genre of arts characterized by images of humanlike forms of evil i.e. Satan, devils, ghosts, werewolves, vampires and ghouls.


To assign human form or attributes to animals, plants, or creatures.


A spiritual belief in states of consciousness or aspects of reality beyond human perceptions including communication and insights with a supreme being.


Works Cited

The Nightmare; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:John_Henry_Fuseli_-_The_Nightmare.JPG Ancient of Days; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Blake_ancient_of_days.jpg The Sleep of Reason; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Goya_-_Caprichos_%2843%29_-_Sleep_of_Reason.jpg Third of May; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:El_Tres_de_Mayo,_by_Francisco_de_Goya,_from_Prado_thin_black_margin.jpg Saturn Devouring one of His Children; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Francisco_de_Goya,_Saturno_devorando_a_su_hijo_%281819-1823%29.jpg Frank1818; Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Frank1818.jpg Poe the oval portrait; PD-1923 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Poe_the_oval_portrait.JPG Goya 3may hand; Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Goya_3may_hand.jpg Frankenstein; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Frank1818.jpg