The image above is from Mel Brooks' 1974 comedy "Young Frankenstein," a parody of Frankenstein, Romanticism, and the whole Gothic genre.
Romanticism, the Gothic Novel, and the boundaries between life and death
Some terms for this unit (more to come):
you must be able to name several dates and at least one text that applies the the following eras and/or movements
(age of) Enlightenment
The Industrial Revolution
Links: Read them!
Romanticism in Visual Art -- from the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art
Schmoop's pages on Romanticism. Read them, and then refrain from aping the casual and occasionally sarcastic tone in your very serious academic essays.
The Renaissance vs. the Enlightenment. Read this essay, because nearly all of you seem to have no idea they are different.
Introduction to the Gothic Novel
Resources and Essays about Romanticism and the Gothic subgenre
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