Feb 26, 2021
Hello everyone! In this exciting episode we go back to the roots
of the Gothic, all the way to the 18th Century, as we talk of
1777's "The Old English Baron", by Clara Reeve!
In this conversation with Dr. Sam Hirst we delve into the Gothic proper, some of its machinations, its origins with Horace Walpole's "Castle of Otranto" and relations of it with this book. Along with talking about class, Theology and the complicated mechanics of inheritance law!
Sounds daunting, maybe, but I assure you, it is great fun! Enjoy!!
Dr. Sam Hirst's Links and projects:
Romancing The Gothic website: https://romancingthegothic.com/
Classes & Author Showcases on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo4SzSoF-6Jkza6BNuFka0Q
Dr Sam's Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomGothSam
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Intro Music: Gymnopédie Nº1, Erik Satie, 1888
Outro Music: Prelude in G minor, Op. 23, No. 5, Sergei Rachmaninoff, 1901
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