Gothic Today/Contemporary Gothic Culture

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  • Subcultures began when music began to oppose punk, glam rock and new romantic
  • This was with Bauhaus' 1979 song, Bela Lugosi's Dead
  • Sara Martin says Gothic, in terms of subcultures, 'seems to have taken the place of the cultural paradigm usually associated to rebelliousness and youth, namely, Romanticism'
  • Gothic style began to be characterized by black velvets, lace, fishnets and silver jewellery based on religious and occult themes with dyed black hair…


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