By T. Duggett
Gothic Romanticism is a examine of the connection among British Romanticism and the Gothic Revival. studying a variety of canonical and rare texts, and spanning the Romantic discourses of structure, politics, and literary shape, the publication recovers the collaborative undertaking of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey for a purified 'Gothic' poetry and a 'second Gothic' tradition.
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Focusing now on the poem’s mixture of anecdote and “philosophy,” on the way that it proceeds by, as Geoffrey Hartman puts it, “heap[ing] up exempla in the medieval manner” (1975, 319), Hazlitt’s second review found it defective on the grounds that the “connection” between the “particular illustration” and the “general principle” it was intended to demonstrate was “more difficult to find out than to understand the general principle itself” (The Examiner, August 28, 1814, 555). com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-14 Rom a n t ic Poets a n d Got hic Cu lt u r e Gothic Rom a n ticism by “Giv[ing] us, for our abstractions, solid facts” (V, 634–39; Bushell, Butler, and Jaye, eds.
The complication and enormous extent of such a design will not prevent its being distinctly seen . . (qtd. in Pfau 2005, 163) In suggesting that an attack upon one of the bases of the “glorious fabric”—the monarchy—would result in the “overthrow [of] the whole government of the country,” Eyre “shows th[e] myth of the ancient constitution to be acutely nervous and unstable” (Pfau 2005, 163). The supposedly monstrous, “enormous” and complex “design,” is figuratively entangled with the “glorious fabric,” cemented with blood, of the constitution itself—suggesting the unconscious perception by even the government prosecutors that the monstrosity is within the “Gothic” state itself.
The Society of Antiquaries had already claimed in 1800 that Gothic was “properly . . com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-14 34 35 (Warton, Bentham, Grose, and Milner 1800, iii). But Carter went much further. He held that the “characteristic” pointed arch was a “growing style” whose stages could be traced strictly within England, and he inferred from the “Gothic” features of Malmesbury Abbey the existence of a rudimentary Gothic style in England at its foundation in AD 675 (Crook 1995, 42).