On Goths, Old and New
Was watching on TV the guests arrive to the
gala dinner of Queen Margarethe II of Denmark,
(her 60th birthday). Saw a glimpse of the
Norwegian King too, and the Swedish, naturally.
Well, I am glad you figured things out. I am not
an expert of the question of the punk movement,
but I think no. Goths are Goths, their stuff came
much later, I presume.
>It took me a while to grasp what you are saying here.I just mentioned a few examples. There are many
>But after I "got it" (I think), let me ask you a question:
>What about the "punk" movement? (England 1977)
>Does it too classify as part of the "gothic"?
others and I guess Poe would qualify, but he was'nt
Victorian. He is American, you know.
>What about Edgar Allan Poe? Was he mentioned as well?My answer to that would be yes. You have to add
>I actually did read some stories by Robert Louis Stevenson.
>Does "Treasure Island" belong to the "gothic" proper?
>I would certainly think "Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde" does!
>And what about an author like Algernon Blackwood, is
>he mentioned there too?
at least a portion of horror.
>To test the concept a bit further, let me ask you aboutGothically
>"Ivanhoe". No, I guess that would be *merely* romantic
>and *not* gothic. Am I right?