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romantisicm literature

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kendra Ulrich

on 4 February 2013

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Romanticism in
literature Romanticism emerged in the last decades of the 18th centuary. Romanticism was a reaction against styles of classical or old styles of writing What did they want to accomplish? The romantics hoped to transform the world into a new Golden Age through the power of imagination U.S Romanticism The form of romanticism did not take place in the U.S until the late 18th centuary. The theme of the American frontier experience was introduced by James F. Cooper
>"the last of the mochicans(1826) U.S Romanticism Authors Poets
.Walt Whitman(1855)
>"leaves of grass" Authors
.Herman Melville(1851)
>"Moby-Dick Short stories
.Edgar Allen Poe
>"The Raven" Author(1850)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
>"The scarlet letter" Germany Romantics The first phase of romanticism in Germany literature centered in the eastern city of Jena, from 1798-1804. In 1798 the Schlegel brothers issued their journal "The Athenaeum" Romanticism-
The romantic style or movement in literature and art or adherence to its principles. Criticism of romanticism Chateaubriand longed for the simple faith of the medieval church and the beauties of chivalry In the end How the romantics responded A periodical called "La Muse Français" inspired people like How romanticism started in France > it started with the writing of Sir Walter Scott How people reacted .Victor Hugo .De Vigny * war was declared against classicism * which was supported chiefly by writers of the Liberal party The Romantics formed a club called the "Cénacle", in which Hugo was the chief poet and Sainte-Beuve the chief critic >literary sympathies formed the bond of the union The movement was violently opposed, and members of the Academy petitioned the king to forbid the representation of any Romantic piece > The Romantics had won the day, though there was no agreement made on keeping it . It lasted throughout the reign of Louis Philippe. what romanticism accomplished How it is used today several romantic authors, such as Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne, based their writings on the supernatural and human psychology. Romanticism tended to regard satire as something unworthy of serious attention, a prejudice still influential today. It created a large movement through the world that brought in the idea of freedom of thinking into their writing they showed that the world has a dark, irrational side that cannot be ignored.They think they should connect to Nature and that Nature is a path to spiritual development. *We still use romanticism in todays writing as a form of expressing ones mind and belief in something. >>Edgar Allen Poe is a famous short story writer still used as an inspiration in todays writing as dark and grusome. This kind of expressive writing was uncommon in those days but it was classifyed as romanticism for its connections with nature to nature and the spiritual mind. Bibliography http://www.bing.com/Dictionary/search?q=define+romanticism&qpvt http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Romanticism http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/entertainment/romanticism-romanticism-literature.html http://www.enotes.com/romanticism/discuss/discuss-belief-romanticism-world-today-115538 http://www.buzzle.com/articles/romanticism-in-literature.html
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