Video: American Gothic (I)

Featuring discussions of the transition from Neoclassicism to Romanticism; Alexander Pope’s “Windsor-Forest”; pastoralism; the graveyard school; fancy and imagination; Thomas Gray’s “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”; Wordsworth’s preface to Lyrical Ballads; William Cullen Bryant; and the Doppelgänger.

Note: you may skip section 8:50–32.58 of the video.

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