The Rise of the Gothic

March 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Rise of the Gothic
Tuesday, March 12
12pm to 1pm | $10 at the door (students $5)
Dr. John Kinkade

The Houses of Parliament, the novels of Charlotte Brontë, the paintings of Caspar David Friedrich, and Scooby-Doo:  all of these works of art owe something to the Gothic, a cultural movement that emerged in the mid-eighteenth century and gave the world access to new ways of thinking about the dark, the sinister, and the weird—the intersection of terror and wonder. 

John Kinkade is Charles T. Hazelrigg Associate Professor of English at Centre College.