AN OVERVIEW OF THE ROMANTIC
The Romantic period is a literary movement
Originated in England in 1798 and ended
The Romantic period was not only about
Literature, but was also about art and music.
LITERATURE IN THE ROMANTIC PERIOD
The literary and artistic movement known as
Romanticism originated (with the publication
of the “Lyrical Ballads”, a collection of poems
by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor
WRITERS OF THE LYRICAL BALLADS
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
The era was a reaction against the Age of
Reason that saw both the American and the
. Romanticism emphasized everything the
previous age had not.
TENETS OF THE ROMANTIC PERIOD
Fantasy- The heart over the head--mysticism
and instinct, natural man over civilized man.
Nature- they saw nature as a source of
King George iii was king
In Britain there was instability, uncertainty, it
was a time of war-social and political
The Romantic period marked the beginning
of the Industrial age/ revolution.
The American and French Revolution.