Made of stone and glass, persistence and prayer, the Gothic cathedral is an epiphany of imagination and an articulation of joy. Over the last 1,000 years, these grand buildings have touched and inspired us through the beauty of their architecture.
This program beautifully captures the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance through the Late Gothic art of England and its Perpendicular architecture. Spanning the reigns of Henry IV to Henry VIII—the era of the Hundred Years’ War, the Wars of the Roses, and the early Tudors—artists and artisans in England produced exquisite jewelry, glorious devotional sculptures and images, dazzling illuminated manuscripts, and monumental structures.
by Salem Press (Editor)
Publication Date: 2013-04-01
American Southern Gothic Literature presents one of the few book-length surveys of the genre available today, in a diverse collection of representative texts from a group of international critics.
by Andrew Bolton; Tim Blanks (Contribution by); Susannah Frankel (Contribution by); Harold Koda; Sølve Sundsbø (Photographer)
Publication Date: 2011-05-31
Arguably the most influential, imaginative, and provocative designer of his generation, Alexander McQueen both challenged and expanded fashion conventions to express ideas about race, class, sexuality, religion, and the environment.
The Gothic in Children's Literature
by Roderick McGillis (Editor); Karen Coats (Editor); Anna Jackson (Editor)
Publication Date: 2007-07-31
From creepy picture books to Harry Potter to Lemony Snicket, fear has become a dominant mode of entertainment for young readers. This collection examines the early intersection of the Gothic and children's literature and the contemporary manifestations of the gothic impulse.
by Nick Groom
Publication Date: 2012-12-05
The Gothic is wildly diverse. It can refer to ecclesiastical architecture, supernatural fiction, cult horror films, and a distinctive style of rock music. It has influenced political theorists and social reformers, as well as Victorian home decor and contemporary fashion. Nick Groom shows how the Gothic has come to encompass so many meanings by telling the story of the Gothic from the ancient tribe who sacked Rome to the alternative subculture of the present day.