Category History of English Literature

The Romantic Period and The Characteristics of The Romantic Period

The term “romanticism” has been used to refer to a certain artist, poets, and writers as well as political, philosophical, and social thinkers of the late eighteen and early to mid-nineteenth centuries. In literature, romanticism found recurrent themes in the evocation or criticism of the past, the cult of “sensibility” with emphasis on women and children, the heroic isolation, of the artist or narrator, and respect for a new, wilder untrammelled and pure nature.
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