This song is a great example of gothic music. The singer feels helpless and lost which are big themes in gothic literature. The song is filled with riddles of symbolism.
This is one of the many traditional gothic music forms. Organs and pipes were the two main instruments used when composing gothic music.
This is one of my favorite songs. This songs is talking about needing smeone to be there for you when you reach rock bottom. This song is a cry for help but is so well composed that you end up just rocking your head to the beat.
Gothic literature is a sub genre of fiction. Now just as all other styles of writings, gothic writing has certain elements that separate it. Setting, plot, characters, and the supernatural all are key factors to a gothic text.
This view is a great lecture that talks about the early, prime, and die down of the gothic era. Gothic was a derogatory term that would have never been thought of as beautiful objects. These beautiful churches were in big cities as well as rural areas. Gothic art was created to bring a stronger spirituality to the churches and life itself.
Just as the title says, this is the Top ten Gothic Novels from the 1800. Many of these novels are used for lessons for teachers and are still being read till this day. All these novels and stories have pioneered the way for what became the American gothic era.
Where do you go to fully understand something? Wikipedia ! The article informed me that it was not just art being created. It had a meaning. The art was depicting society at the time. This source also gave lot of information about famous authors that brought the gothic style into more mainstream readings
This source talks about the Gothic style along with the history of the famous painters themselves and much more. I found it interesting how the author writes about how this type of art brought a new unique style that "reawaken the divine spirit of holy figures". This brought them out of the Dark ages.
Gothic literature isn't the only type of gothic art. This video gives great information about Gothic Architecture. I learned how these beautiful buildings were made and influenced society drastically. This shows a whole different side the gothic art.
This painting was inspired from the one of the most famous epic poems named Dantes Inferno. This epic poem was an example of Renaissances dark gothic art. The words bring grim captivating imagery to your mind, which inspired talented artist to make creations such as this one found in Florence.