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By Kerry Dean Carso

American Gothic paintings and structure within the Age of Romantic Literature analyses the influence British Gothic novels and historic romances had on American artwork and structure within the Romantic period. Key figures contain Thomas Jefferson, Washington Allston, Alexander Jackson Davis, James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, Thomas Cole, Edwin Forrest and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hawthorne articulated the topic of this ebook while he wrote that he may comprehend Sir Walter Scott’s romances higher after viewing Scott’s Gothic Revival residence Abbotsford, and he understood the home larger for having learn the romances. This examine investigates this symbiotic courting among the humanities and Gothic literature to bare new interpretative possibilities.

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