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- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Architecture
- Paper #: 48923768
. from passion to insanity" ('the Eighteenth Century," Internet). These "sublime" qualities are best expressed in Horace Walpole's magnificent Strawberry Hill residence in Twickenham, built between 1749 and 1777. As compared to Blenheim Palace, this structure is pure "Gothick" with its turrets, towers, battlements, galleries and corridors. In fact,
Horace Walpole is credited with creating the Gothic style in English literature with his novel the Castle of Otranto, published in 1764.