PRAKRUTI BHATT 12 2 ND SEM 2013ROMANTIC LITERATURE ROMANTICISM
ROMANTICISM INTRODUCTION THE SECOND CREATIVE PERIOD OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
DEFINITION “Romanticism is disease, Classism is health.” -Goethe “The return to nature.” -Rousseau “The opposite, not of classicism but of realism, a withdrawal from outer experience to concentrate upon inner.” -Abercrombie “The reawakening of the life and thought of the Middle Ages.” -Heine
PRINCIPLES IMAGINATION INDIVIDUALISM SUBJECTIVITY PREFERENCES TO “PERTICULAR” SENSIBILITY
SOURCES OF INSPIRATION FOR ROMANTICISTS MIDIEVALISM GEOGRAPHICAL EXPLORATION NATURE THE PREMETIVE UTOPIANISM THE MECABRE POLITICAL LIBERTY
VISUAL ART Romantic art was emotional, deeply- felt, individualistic, and exotic. It has been described as a reaction to Neoclassicism, or Anti-classicism.