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  1. 1. Famous Writers of the Romantic Period<br />Katie Starr<br />
  2. 2. What is the Romantic Period?<br />Takes place in England between 1785 and 1830<br />Shift from an agricultural focus to a modern industrial society<br />Characterized by the infusion of feeling and emotion into poetry and other works<br />
  3. 3. William Blake<br />1757-1827<br />Only formal education was art school<br />Started engraving apprenticeship at 14<br />1<br />
  4. 4. More Blake…<br />Married Catherine Boucher in 1781 and taught her to read<br />Blake often paired his poetry with engravings<br />Gave up poetry to focus more on art<br />Was never well-known as an artist or poet until after his death<br />One of his most famous works:Songs of Innocence and of Experience<br />
  5. 5. 2<br />3<br />Songs of Innocence and of Experience<br />
  6. 6. William Wordsworth<br />1770-1850<br />Born in West Cumberland<br />Sent to Hawkshead School at the age of 8 when his mother died<br />4<br />
  7. 7. More Wordsworth…<br />At age 13, his father dies suddenly<br />Graduated from Cambridge in 1791<br />Meets and becomes friends with Samuel Taylor Coleridge <br />Moves back to hometown in 1802, inherits his father’s fortune and marries Mary Hutchinson<br />Endures many hardships but continues to gain popularity for his poetry<br />One of his most famous works:We are Seven<br />
  8. 8. 5<br />We are Seven<br />
  9. 9. Samuel Taylor Coleridge<br />1772-1834<br />Born in Ottery St. Mary<br />Attended Cambridge and left in 1794; married Sara Fricker<br />6<br />
  10. 10. More Coleridge…<br />Met Wordsworth in 1797 and jointly published the Lyrical Ballads in 1798<br />Falls in love with Sara Hutchinson, sister of Wordsworth’s wife<br />Health deteriorated due to prescription drugs<br />One of his most famous works:The Rime of the Ancient Mariner<br />
  11. 11. 7<br />8<br />The Rime of the Ancient Mariner<br />
  12. 12. Jane Austen<br />1775-1817<br />One of eight children; born in Hampshire<br />Had a short formal education at a boarding school<br />9<br />
  13. 13. More Austen…<br />Started writing at age 12<br />Jane and her only other sister Cassandra read books in their father’s library<br />Turned down a wedding proposal in 1802<br />Neither Jane or Cassandra ever married; remained home<br />One of her most famous works:Pride and Prejudice<br />
  14. 14. 10<br />11<br />Pride and Prejudice<br />
  15. 15. THE END!<br />:D<br />
  16. 16. Works Cited<br />PICTURES1. William Blake: The Lamb: The Tyger: William Wordsworth: We are Seven: Samuel Taylor Coleridge: The mariner: The crew: Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice novel: 0141439513.01._SS500_SCLZZZZZZZ_V1138676361_.jpg11. Pride and Prejudice movie: Final picture:<br />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. <br />