Lecture 13 - Literary Vampire in the 18th & 19th Century

Lecture 13 Literary Vampire in the 18th 19th Century

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Unformatted text preview: n Formal Gardens Formal Gardens Pavlovsk, Russia Neoclassicism (Classicism) (Cl Age of Certainties Art valuing reason and order valuing reason and order Vampire motif out of tune Uncertainty Irrational Di Disorder Change in Spirit of Age There was an undercurrent of There was an undercurrent of dissatisfaction with pure reason Periods of rapid change are haunted by of rapid change are haunted by the values they reject F. Goya, “The Sleep of Reason F. Goya, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters” Formal Gardens Formal Gardens Pavlovsk, Russia Monsters lurked in the recesses of the Enlightenment Garden The The Sublime Aesthetic ideal from the mid-1700s Valued intensity of emotion Especially awe and terror awe and terror The The Sublime Raw power Vastness Darkness Violence of nature The Bard The Bard (1817), by John by John Martin (English) The The Sublime Pleasure from distress Edmund Burke (1729-1797): “A sort of delightful horror” “Tranquillity tinged with terror” Ruined Abbey Ruined Abbey (1809–10), by by Caspar David Friedrich (German) Th The Sublime Edmund Burke: “Whatever is fitted to ex...
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