Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2015 Sacha B. Langer
This paper examines the differences between the Romantic, the Gothic, and the Dark Romantic literary genres by looking at the manifestations of the trope of the double within the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville. The notion of the individual versus that of individualism helps highlight the disparity between Gothicism and Dark Romance, and the implications that these differences hold.
Langer, Sacha B., "Defining Dark Romanticism: The Importance of Individualism and Hope in the American Dark Romantic Movement" (2015). Scripps Senior Theses. 636.
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