Gothic romance

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Noun1.Gothic romance - a romance that deals with desolate and mysterious and grotesque events
romance - a novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life
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The Golden Globe winner will also direct and produce music of the Gothic romance, for Netflix, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Having said that, I also understand that not everyone is in the mood for gothic romance. From countless shades of grey, to inky blues and the rich, deep jewel tones of ruby and emerald, you can still achieve dark, moody interiors without going all out.
The canny ability to act effectively in the world depends in fact on the accurate reading of other people's feelings, intentions and desires, the focus of Gothic romance from The Mysteries of Udolpho to Charlotte Sometimes, from Northanger Abbey to Harry Potter.
In the end it covers of meatballs, Swiss cheese, and sponges; a Gothic romance; the fisher and the marten; on being human; thoughts from the real world; weaving the tapestry; and the naming of names.
Thrash offers her readers a complicated and twisty tale that blends noir mystery, gothic romance, and dark humor.
WELCOME the dark side into your new season wardrobe - with Halloween around the corner we're embracing gothic romance. The trend dominated autumn winter 2016 catwalks and a thread of dark glamour ran through the collections of Dublin fashion stars Simone Rocha, Rodarte, Vetements and Aganovich.
From the gorgeous costumes to the elaborate set, the audience are transported to a world where Gothic romance rubs shoulders with the everyday.
After throwing off the cloak of anonymity and admitting authorship in the "Preface to the Second Edition," Walpole, whose work Hawthorne read and referenced in letters and journals (Lundblad, Gothic Romance 26; Ginsberg 28), announces that his Gothic tale is "an attempt to blend two kinds of romance, the ancient and the modern.
Crimson Peak is a visually opulent gothic romance set in 19th century New York and snow-laden Cumbria.
Sleeping Beauty is coming to Birmingham, complete with fairies, a Gothic romance, gorgeous costumes, dramatic music - and vampires.
The Gothic Romance from Guillermo del Toro proved too niche for mainstream crowds, falling flat with a $12.6 million debut.
Del Toro likes to describe to the film as a "ghost story and gothic romance. A very set-oriented, classical but at the same time modern take on the ghost story," however, it's arguably more of a thriller.