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- Whether writing about Gothic churches or peasant shrines, Chateaubriand managed to convey a sense of awe and respect which he placed at the centre of religious experience.
- Edinburgh's graceful Gothic buildings, famed Fringe Festival and history-drenched Royal Mile provide plenty of options to the visitor.
- Ramsey reminds us of the increased importance and status of named architects at this time, a process initiated during the earlier periods of Gothic architecture.
- The film was of the ‘art house’ variety, a dark tale set in a Gothic atmosphere with a family being slowly torn apart.
- It's not a genre like, say, science fiction or Gothic horror or romance.
- Du Maurier's novel is a lusty tale of pirates on the Cornish coast, with plenty of Gothic atmosphere, and opportunities for grand set pieces - including two shipwrecks.
- Barron surveys a number of French Gothic churches and includes a number of illustrations.
- And these story lines provided a chance to break from the Gothic tone of previous seasons.
- A wine like this often reminds me of a Gothic cathedral with flying buttresses.
- The relationship between Gothic ornament and literature can be quite striking.
- If the landscape, as Louis Gross argued in his book on Gothic fiction, was the locus of terror in much American fiction, the landscape has become less threatening in this century.
- Built between 1160 and 1289, Saint Peter's cathedral is a combination of Romanesque, Gothic and neo-classical styles.
- The result incorporates a visible seismic infrastructure with shapes that reflect the traditional Gothic tracery.
- About 1120 arches began to be made pointed, and from this grew the style known as Early English, the first phase of Gothic architecture in England.
- Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo facades combine to create majestic results.
- The parliament is a Greek temple, the city hall, a Flemish Gothic guildhall.
- The critical fortunes of Gothic writing since Walpole's time have swung intermittently between derision of its hoary clichés and enthusiasm for its atmospheric, psychologically suggestive power.
- She had turned away from Gothic literature and started writing about what she knew, inventing a new genre.
- The ornate Gothic church directly across from her home provided a dramatic backdrop as the summer sun went down.
- Even members of your own family cast a Gothic shadow.
- The vast master bedroom - two bedrooms knocked into one - has a row of decorative Gothic sash windows overlooking the garden as well as an en suite and separate toilet.
- Nor were these all soaring, vertical lancets that ended, Gothic style, in pointed arches.
- Although both narrators are prone to purple passages, the texture of Singer's Gothic prose remains one of the novel's strengths.
- In My Antonia, memory is Gothic in both of these senses: it occurs across unstable boundaries and in a dubious and ambivalent relationship to domesticity.
- The Jerusalem YMCA is a combination of Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, and neo-Moorish architecture.
- However, Barron's largely uncritical appropriation of Gothic architecture for the 21st century troubles me.
- The Gothic arches of the college provide the inspiration - the canteen, the hostel steps, the ‘woods’ - all colouring the memories of the rebel years.
- Do not expect to like it if you do not like science fiction or Victorian literature set in London or Gothic horror.
- Thompson addresses the variations Poe creates with the Gothic tale by structuring a conflict between reason and irrationality.
- Barry was a master of planning, organisation and dealing with bothersome committees and he had designed some Gothic buildings, but he was not at heart a Goth.
- And so too may Campion in her portrayal, which effectively returns Isabel to the realm of Gothic romance.
- The arts of prose fiction were extended by Scott's historical novels, by the sensational effects of Gothic fiction, and by the emergence of the short story form in the Edinburgh and London magazines.
- Functioning as both a commentary and counterpoint to the center text, excerpts from the Gothic short stories of Edgar Allan Poe run along the left side of the page.
- The home's two brick and stone chimneys were based on existing French Country and Gothic designs.
- Like the soaring vaults of Gothic cathedrals, the Eiffel Tower is a uniquely French symbol of invention and aspiration.
- The Castle of Otranto was an early example of the Gothick horror novel and Historic Doubts on Richard III fathered a minor academic industry.
- Indeed, the pattern has been revisited and reworked by countless Gothic stylists since Poe.
- And yet Kyoka's delicate, visual language suspends the Gothic violence over moments of horrible beauty.
- Although William Beckford wrote a Gothick romance as reckless and immoderate as himself, his life of epic prodigality would arrest attention had he not written a single line.
- The style of the film is very Tim Burton, with its Gothic humour and distorted architecture.
2History(language) gótico(people) godo
- He translated the Bible from Greek into the Gothic language.
- Not until 562 did he finally take Brixia and Verona from the Goths and inflict a crushing defeat on the combined Frankish and Gothic armies.
- The Swedes are descended from the Gothic tribes that moved into Sweden following the melting glaciers, probably during the Neolithic period.
- With the seat of power removed to the east, the Italian peninsula was left largely unguarded as the Gothic hordes swept west from their homelands at the periphery of the Black Sea.
- The Germans consolidated in the Po Valley, along the so-called Gothic line, and fought a hard battle through the autumn and winter months.
- During the sixth century, in the period between the Gothic war and the consolidation of the Lombard kingdom under king Agilulf, there were repeated Frankish interventions in Italy.
- Protected in Rome by his patrons, he left the city at the time of the Gothic sack in AD 410, taking brief refuge in Africa and seeing his supporter Cælestius condemned at the Council of Carthage in 411.
- With the extinction of the Ostrogothic language, the longest-surviving Gothic people finally disappeared from history.
3Printinggóticosin patines US
- The presence of Gothic motifs in the typography of 16th-century illustrated books and even in church architecture is not construed as a paralyzed attachment to tradition.
- Each page is covered in a translucent layer of white acrylic and mica that partially obscures the text, which is printed in an old-fashioned Gothic font.
- A band of gilded silver inscribed with Gothic lettering that reads BRACHIUM S. PHILIPPI encircles the wrist of the arm relic.
- In 1934 the Monotype Corporation had won an international competition to provide new sets of Gothic type for every German government department, and had kept a set of them.
- The quotations are printed in the Fraktur Gothic typeface favored by the Hitler regime, and beneath the citations Haacke has placed a row of garbage cans, each fitted with a speaker playing the sounds of marching troops.
- The pages are blank save for a sinister woodcut of a dragon and a single word in Gothic type: Drakulya.
- Mutu is the David Beckham of his country: a fashion icon who married a TV star, he displays a tattoo of his son's name, Mario, in Gothic letters along the base of his back, and wears boots with Mario embroidered on them.
- Again, one felt the force of Sigmund Freud's personality as he parades his Analysis of the Ego in bold Gothic script across the pages.
- Underneath it were the words ‘Animal Martyr’ emblazoned in a flowing, Gothic script.
- I examined the videotape, looking at the bright stickers that marked it as the store's, as well as the title of the movie, proclaimed boldly in Gothic script on its front.
- It was launched with the 1921 vintage in 1927 as a more accessible product than the host of German bottles adorned with Gothic script and long, complicated names.
- On the other side was printed only the initials NB, in a kind of Gothic script.
- With deep concentration, I carefully formed the Gothic script.
- It comes in two different typographic styles, Gothic typeface and graffiti style, both of which are popular in hip-hop on an international scale.
- The part of the menu dealing with the sausages, by the way, was illustrated with a saying in German in Gothic script: ‘Everything has an end, only the sausage has two’.
- With his initials in Gothic script on either side, the artist's head is topped by a snake that doubles as a wisp of hair.
- Written in magniloquently Gothic letters of gold leaf, the composer's name on the portrait above his left shoulder recalls the style of the escutcheons of the knights of the Golden Fleece.
- In Europe, the Gothic script of some manuscripts and of early printing (Gutenberg's, for example) enjoys a similar life as pattern alone.
1Architecturegótico masculineEnglish/International Gothic — gótico inglés/internacional
3USLiterature Cinema Theatreobra gótica feminine
4Printingletra gótica femininecaracteres sin patines US
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