Medieval and Renaissance Costumes: Interlinked to Each Other

Medieval and renaissance periods are the subjects of enticements for a large number of individuals. Both these costumes are interlinked to each other in some ways. We find both similarities and dissimilarities between the two. The medieval costumes come in the simple designs, whereas the renaissance style wardrobes are available in the flamboyant patterns. But, still they are similar in some aspects. The evolved form on the medieval style costumes is found in the renaissance outfits. In the renaissance Read more [...]
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Gothic and Pirate: Different Concepts, Similar Clothing

Have you ever replaced the gothic outfits with the pirate clothing? It is a known fact that these two clothing styles are often worn as the substitutes of each other. But, an interesting thing is that the two belongs to the distinct concepts. The gothic outfits have been derived from the horror stories that started in the 18th and 19th centuries. A number of films have also been composed on this theme. The dark costumes based on the concept of these stories as well as the negative traits of humanity Read more [...]
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Flourish of Piracy in Distinct Parts of World

When we look back to the historical eras, we find a long history of swashbucklers. Looting the ships was the only occupation of the raiders. It appears to be difficult to judge when and where the swashbucklers started their activities first. Mediterranean Sea is supposed to be one of the places, where the activities of the swashbucklers had been started. The Mediterranean pirates were originally involved in the fishing. But, when they didn’t find the profession of fishing sufficient for them, they Read more [...]
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Ancient Prediction in the Gothic Novel – The Castle of Otranto (1764)

The gothic literature and films are popular for the supernatural creatures such as the ghosts and vampires, or the extreme capabilities of science and technologies. These are one of the reasons of the dark shades of gothic clothing. But, there are the novellas, in which you can also find some other supernatural phenomena. The first example of this we can find in the first known Gothic novel written by Horace Walpole in 1764 – The Castle of Otranto. In the novel, the lord of the castle Manfred Read more [...]
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Beginning and Development of Gothic Fiction

Fiction, horror and romanticism are perfectly combined in the gothic fiction in the present scenario. This is why the gothic fiction has gained a huge fame in the recent times. This fiction believes in the supernatural beings such as ghosts, vampires and several other such things. Horace Walpole’s 1764 novel The Castle of Otranto is the major factor, which gave birth to this fiction. This novel is based on an ancient prediction or a curse. According to an ancient prediction in the novel, the Read more [...]
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