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Mirko M. Hall

]t best … irresponsible, at worst reprehensible.” 84 Is such a political mobilization a reality? Speit, for example, contends that key characteristics of the gothic and dark wave scenes—such as the sense of “individual pessimism and collective melancholy

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Patricia Mainardi

and huge beasts, contemporary beauties and Gothic monuments will furnish the most bizarre and varied digest of our epoch at two sous. There, now you have the authentic Magasin pittoresque . 25 An article in Le Temps complained that “no system

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Borderland of the Mind

The Free City of Danzig and the Sovereignty Question

Elizabeth M. Clark

and tourist guide. This publication included photos of notable Danzig landmarks, such as the Rathaus (city hall) and the gothic Marienkirche (Church of Our Lady), but also sought to acquaint the tourist with local officials, offering portraits of

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Gargi Gangopadhyay

architect who specialized in designing churches. 24 Such elaborate constructions (other examples included the Hindu College and Duff’s Institution, which sported Gothic pillars and Western façades) stood in absolute contrast to the village pathshala s: for

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Ecaterina Lung

relative’s protection could be forced into marriage against her will, as happened to Matasuntha, granddaughter of Theodoric the Ostrogoth, who, according to Procopius, was compelled despite her objections to marry the Gothic aristocrat Vitiges in order for

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Nicole Hudgins

Enlightenment, and the Romantic era that followed stimulated the penchant for ruins in the form of decaying Gothic architecture and even fake ruins in the gardens of the wealthy. Voltaire said in 1768, “To build is beauti ful, but to destroy is sublime,” echoing

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Heritage (Erfgoed) in the Dutch Press

A History of Changing Meanings in an International Context

Hanneke Ronnes and Tamara Van Kessel

legislation) heritage as a national and moral duty, and consequently on alarmism. Early examples found in the newspapers of erfgoed being associated with art or architectural monuments include an article from 1888 in which Romanic and Gothic styles are

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Bridging the Political Gaps

The Interdiscursive Qualities of Political Romanticism in the Weimar Republic

Christian E. Roques

education and tries to give a new form to the Christian-Germanic one. In it, the German Spirit seeks to find its way back to its original form, as it had taken shape in the Middle Ages, and that is why one should actually describe Romanticism as neo-Gothicism

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Reinhart Koselleck, Translated By Margrit Pernau, and Sébastien Tremblay

caricatures of Hitler and his fellow party comrades and written a slogan on the wall in Gothic print, as the GPU had ordered: “We had set forth as war criminals, we return as heroes of the reparation.” I felt ashamed of this phrase, as I couldn't manage to

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Sheila K. Hoffman, Dominique Poulot, Bruno Brulon-Soares, and Joanna Cobley

. Vittorio Sgarbi (2019) , art historian and TV personality, took up this theme in the Italian press in the aftermath of the fire to assure viewers, incorrectly, that there was only neo-Gothic movable heritage from the late nineteenth century in the Cathedral