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

Nature and humanity arab arab on horseback attacked

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Unformatted text preview: Raft of the Medusa (1819), by by Theodore Gericault (French) Passion and wildness Violence of nature and humanity of nature and humanity Arab Arab on Horseback Attacked by a Li Lion (1849), by Eugene Delacroix (French) The Last Day of Pompeii The Last Day of Pompeii (1830– 33), by Karl Briullov (Russian) The Romantic Movement Th Death and the macabre Wounded Soldiers Wounded Soldiers (ca. 1817), by 1817), by Theodore Gericault The Romantic Movement Th Emphasis on primitive mystery Including folk beliefs folk beliefs Supernatural taken on its own terms The Spell The Spell (1797–98), by by Francisco Goya (Spanish) The Romantic Movement Th Unbalanced, extreme emotions Terror and madness and madness Saturn Devouring One of His Sons Saturn Devouring One of His Sons (1820–23), by Francisco Goya The Romantic Movement Th Demonic overlaps with the Beautiful The Beautiful can be destructive Beautiful can be destructive Love that possesses and destroys Love that transcends death th Arab Saddling His Horse Arab Saddling His Horse (1855), by by Eugene Delacroix (French) Romanticism was accompanied by shifting attitudes towards death “T “Tamed Death” Middle Ages through 18th century The dying did not fight death dying did not fight death “Good Death” was social (public) act Accompanied by proper ceremonies “The Mirror of Death” “Th Mi How one died was morally important Fit conclusion to a moral life conclusion to moral life Said something about one’s soul...
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