Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination

Can’t wait to swing by the British Library and check this out in the next month or so!

“Discover the UK’s biggest ever Gothic exhibition.

Beginning with Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto, Gothic literature challenged the moral certainties of the 18th century. By exploring the dark romance of the medieval past with its castles and abbeys, its wild landscapes and fascination with the supernatural, Gothic writers placed imagination firmly at the heart of their work – and our culture…”

http://www.bl.uk/whatson/exhibitions/gothic/

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Sounds wonderful! May I accompany you, Darkling? 😉

  2. Karen Soutar says:

    I’ll come too! 🙂

  3. Thomas Brown says:

    It looks fascinating, right? Both welcome, ladies, hop on planes! It’s showing until the end of Jan so we have plenty of time.

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