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  • 1. Famous Writers of the Romantic Period
    Katie Starr
  • 2. What is the Romantic Period?
    Takes place in England between 1785 and 1830
    Shift from an agricultural focus to a modern industrial society
    Characterized by the infusion of feeling and emotion into poetry and other works
  • 3. William Blake
    1757-1827
    Only formal education was art school
    Started engraving apprenticeship at 14
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  • 4. More Blake…
    Married Catherine Boucher in 1781 and taught her to read
    Blake often paired his poetry with engravings
    Gave up poetry to focus more on art
    Was never well-known as an artist or poet until after his death
    One of his most famous works:Songs of Innocence and of Experience
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    Songs of Innocence and of Experience
  • 6. William Wordsworth
    1770-1850
    Born in West Cumberland
    Sent to Hawkshead School at the age of 8 when his mother died
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  • 7. More Wordsworth…
    At age 13, his father dies suddenly
    Graduated from Cambridge in 1791
    Meets and becomes friends with Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Moves back to hometown in 1802, inherits his father’s fortune and marries Mary Hutchinson
    Endures many hardships but continues to gain popularity for his poetry
    One of his most famous works:We are Seven
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    We are Seven
  • 9. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    1772-1834
    Born in Ottery St. Mary
    Attended Cambridge and left in 1794; married Sara Fricker
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  • 10. More Coleridge…
    Met Wordsworth in 1797 and jointly published the Lyrical Ballads in 1798
    Falls in love with Sara Hutchinson, sister of Wordsworth’s wife
    Health deteriorated due to prescription drugs
    One of his most famous works:The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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    The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • 12. Jane Austen
    1775-1817
    One of eight children; born in Hampshire
    Had a short formal education at a boarding school
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  • 13. More Austen…
    Started writing at age 12
    Jane and her only other sister Cassandra read books in their father’s library
    Turned down a wedding proposal in 1802
    Neither Jane or Cassandra ever married; remained home
    One of her most famous works:Pride and Prejudice
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    Pride and Prejudice
  • 15. THE END!
    :D
  • 16. Works Cited
    PICTURES1. William Blake: http://todd44.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/william_blake_by_thomas_phillips.jpg2. The Lamb: http://matthewsalomon.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/the-lamb.jpg3. The Tyger: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/~tlouie/Tigers/theTyger.jpg4. William Wordsworth: http://www.brilliantstudent.in/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/wordsworth.jpg5. We are Seven: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/69/189893518_8c71603f01.jpg?v=06. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: http://web.bilkent.edu.tr/Online/www.english.upenn.edu/jlynch/Frank/Gifs/stc.gif7. The mariner: http://www.fantastichorror.com/02/images/dore-mariner01.jpg8. The crew: http://www.clayfox.com/usm/images/marinerb.jpg9. Jane Austen: https://district.d230.org/sandburg/booster/theater/Theater_pics1/Jane%20Austen.jpg10. Pride and Prejudice novel: http://images.amazon.com/images/P/ 0141439513.01._SS500_SCLZZZZZZZ_V1138676361_.jpg11. Pride and Prejudice movie: http://tk.files.storage.msn.com/x1pxzZ39wV--_c9EGy-oi5oGz8r_dVGfQ5AohI8mT1-rHXG7MrK0sA0A1oAEcu3p6izkLz8emwloJSu6OkLVRN590YixkVUi_R8vJ1_YYKQENzBx6J1UI2PopODHZw5LLCs8nQBijM0_wE12. Final picture: http://www.linesandcolors.com/images/2007-07/turner_450.jpg
    TEXT SOURCESStillinger, Jack, and Deidre S. Lynch. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Vol. D. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2006. 1-25, 76-79, 243-245, 424-426, 514-515. The Romantic Period. Print.

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