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Transcript of Romantic Era
Industrial Revolution in England The Class Systems Poetry started in 1798 6 major romantic poets 1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
2. William Wordsworth
3. Edgar Allan Poe >
4. William Blake
5. Percy Shelley
6. John Keats William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote the first poem called "Lyrical Ballads" . -Women and children employed
for cheap/painstaking work -Textile mills, factories,
some agriculture -Invention of steam engine WORK FORCE There are three ways to analyze poets. Literature cont. Kennedy GENDER ROLES -Men had much higher wages than women
-Women were still required to tend to the children even though they also worked
-In marriage, men ruled over their wives Lived in a social change which caused people to rebel, because of this people wrote their feelings down describing what they thought their rights should be. Different thoughts
about imagination -Some older men preferred to do house work than go work in factories -Many poems delt with nature Romantic poems usualy had a powerful meaning -People thought alot about how they were in common with the world (1798-1832) Entertainment Food & Clothing Art Artists: Thomas
and Joseph Turner
themselves freely in art
in their work Ways of Life Kayla Music Combination of
romantic poetry, voice
Style: Warm and
and harmonic color
Verdi, Schubert and
Canned and jarred
the end of the era WOMEN: long dresses
with sleeves, sleeves were the main features, large hats to
symbolize the romantics
MEN: frock coats (in picture), high collared shirts, trousers and top hats Rulers Tara Religion Tara believed all people should be able to appreciate art and literature Wars France declares war on England in 1793.
Britain and allies beat Napoleon at Waterloo
Reform Act The War of 1812 Alliances Act of Union
-United Kingdom of Great Britian and Ireland Great Britian vs. United States -list of complaints -Small military force laissez faire, "let (people) do (as they please)." Industrial Revolution: 1750-1850 -Upper Class: Old Noble class. Business owners.
-Upper Middle Class: Business workers & professionals.
-Lower Middle Class: Other professionals workers.
-Working Class: Factory workers and small farmers. After industrial revolution, men focused more on working than religion •King George III 1760 - 1820
•King George IV 1820 - 1830
•King William IV 1830 - 1837 Napoleon: Took over french government in 1799, declared emperor in 1804 and captured at Waterloo in 1815. Enlightenment: stressing the importance of existing ideas and social institutions British forces burn Washington DC in 1814 British, Dutch, German forces allied against Napoleon 1.Human autonomy is the means and end of Enlightenment
2.The importance of reason
3.Enlightenment is universal
6.The centrality of economics to politics
7.The ideal of popular government During the Romantic era many writers were drawn to religious imagery in the same way they were drawn to other ancient traditions in which they no longer believed. Writers felt free to write about Biblical themes with the same freedom as their predecessors had on classical mythology. Religion in Literature Cora Literature Romanticism arises as a response to social and economic changes caused by the industrial revolution. -Gothic literature had an unmistakable appeal during the Romantic era. With its eerie, supernatural style, this type of literature reflects the renewed interest in mysticism during the Romantic period. -Novels still began to thrive during the romantic time period. Cora Literature Key novelist included:
Sir Walter Scott Jane Austen was a leading author of a great reputation. Jane wrote about humor and irony of English country life. She wrote many know novels that include, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, and many more. Cora Literature Sir Walter Scott Scott followed up Waverley with a whole series of historical novels set in Scotland that are now known as the “Waverley” novels. Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish novelist, poet, historian, and biographer. Scott wrote many novels. Some include, Guy Mannering, Rob Roy, and The Talisman.