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  Romantic poetry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Romantic poetry was part of the Romantic movement of European literature during the 18th-19th centuries.
Romantic poetry displays a return to nature by man, which is strongly seen in the works of Wordsworth.
The specific use of the term romantic poetry varies, but the most common definition is a movement in poetry seeking formal freedom, increased emotional effect and use of ancient and folk sources for poetry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Romantic_poetry   (319 words)

 Romanticism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Romantic nationalism, the argument that each nation had a unique individual quality that would be expressed in laws, customs, language, logic, and the arts, found an increasing following after 1848.
In the 20th Century Russian-American writer Ayn Rand called herself a romantic, and thought she might be a 'bridge' from the romantic era to an eventual esthetic rebirth of the movement.
Early Romantic nationalism was strongly inspired by Rousseau, and by the ideas of Johann Gottfried von Herder, who in 1784 argued that the geography formed the natural economy of a people, and shaped their customs and society.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Romanticism   (2827 words)

 English 263 Romantic Poetry & Prose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Their poetry honors the imagination, a supreme organizing and unifying power that plays on all that is and ought to be from the dimplicity of the common day to the complexity of self-realization.
Romantic poetry ushers in the modern world with its focus on subjectivity (the reader’s own as well as the poet’s) rather than objectivity, its elaboration of metaphorical suggestion rather than definitive idea, its exaltation of the individual rather than the species of humankind.
The incorporation of the feminine in Romantic poetry ranges from the ordinary (domestic life and mother nature) to the extraordinary (the Romantic and often androgynous ideal), and we’ll find the surprising ramifications of the feminine in both the prose and the poetry.
www.smith.edu /english/courses/fall05/English263RomanticPoetryProse.html   (431 words)

 Essay: Romantic Poetry - Coursework.Info
Romantic Poetry Romanticism was an artistic movement that originated in the late 18th century.
Romantic poetry was concerned with ordinary people in everyday locations, therefore the majority of society could relate to it.
Of the several poems I have studied, the two Romantic poems I have chosen to represent a typical Romantic style are, 'The Daffodils' by William Wordsworth and 'I am' by John Clare.
www.coursework.info /GCSE/English_Literature/Poetry/Pre-1914/By_Author/William_Wordsworth/Romantic_Poetry_L3866.html   (267 words)

The early Romantic period thus coincides with what is often called the "age of revolutions"--including, of course, the American (1776) and the French (1789) revolutions--an age of upheavals in political, economic, and social traditions, the age which witnessed the initial transformations of the Industrial Revolution.
By locating the ultimate source of poetry in the individual artist, the tradition, stretching back to the ancients, of valuing art primarily for its ability to imitate human life (that is, for its mimetic qualities) was reversed.
In style, the Romantics preferred boldness over the preceding age's desire for restraint, maximum suggestiveness over the neoclassical ideal of clarity, free experimentation over the "rules" of composition, genre, and decorum, and they promoted the conception of the artist as "inspired" creator over that of the artist as "maker" or technical master.
academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu /english/melani/cs6/rom.html   (2001 words)

 Adam Mickiewicz and Polish Romantic Poetry.
Until the final partition of the country in 1795, Polish literature went through the usual European phases: the generally devotional poetry of the middle ages, the splendours of the late renaissance, the richness of baroque and then the clarity and enlightenment of classicism.
Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski's tortured religious poetry is the equal of that of Donne or George Herbert, as Mickiewicz's is of the English Romantic's.
Brilliantly witty poetry was written by Jan Andrzej Morsztyn (1621-93), Ignacy Krasicki (1735-1801) and Stanislaw Trembecki (1739-1812).
www.poetrymagic.co.uk /poets/mickiewicz.html   (570 words)

 romantic poetry
To literary scholars, romantic poetry is poetry written in the Romantic period (1790-1830).
The arts have always been part of civilized living, and the continuing need for a popular romantic poetry is shown by the hundreds of thousands monthly who visit sites like Net Poets and Love Poetry: some 10-100 times the numbers visiting the "quality" ezines.
Poetry of the earlier Romantics, plus helpful critical studies, can be found in most libraries and bookshops.
www.poetry-portal.com /styles6.html   (457 words)

 Romantic Poetry
Sonnets from the Portuguese - 14 - Romantic poetry by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Poetry with the powerful romantic theme often touches the emotions of the readers, and people are able to personally relate to many of the words and lyrics of such poetry.
'Poetry Online' is solely for educational purposes and any reproduction of the romantic poetry contained on this web site is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.".
www.poetry-online.org /romantic-poetry-index.htm   (1196 words)

 The Timelessness of Romantic Poetry -- Essay at LiteratureClassics.com
The Romantics’ fiery passion for life and nature is embodied in Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind”, an earnest invocation of a surging wind; and a poem about the Romantic spirit.
Poetry is a significant part of human endeavour, and was considered by the Romantics to be the greatest form of art due to its ability to tell a story and still include a visual description of the imagined work of art.
We grow up with nursery rhymes in childhood, music in adolescence and poetry in adulthood; humanity seems to be defunct without Rhythm and poetry, and the mental imagery that accompanies it in the mind.
www.literatureclassics.com /essays/430   (1969 words)

 Lord Byron and English Romantic Poetry
The English Romantics, who broke with the tight forms and propriety of Augustan verse, were a varied lot.
The sense of the dark and hidden, the feeling of dependence and awe, and a worshipful acceptance of the fullness of being, are the attitudes which put religious man in touch with the Divine.
The Romantics therefore took more interest in nature and her moods, in far-off places and primitive peoples, imagination, spontaneity, natural religion and individual talent.
www.poetrymagic.co.uk /poets/byron.html   (840 words)

Aesthetic and Literary theory and practice in the period from 1789 to 1825, including shifting attitudes in aesthetics and ‘taste’, traditions of narrative verse, Romantic epic, Ballad and Lyric form, notions of genius and the role of the poet, questions of the Image, Symbol and Allegory.
Identify aspects of continuity and innovation in terms of the development of poetry in the period from 1789 onwards, with reference to eighteenth century verse.
Students will be assessed on their detailed knowledge of the poetry itself; and on their ability to apply, relate and evaluate appropriate critical insights and general perspectives.
www.newi.ac.uk /rdover/english/romantic.htm   (587 words)

 Romantic Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
"Romantic" is one of the great grab-bag terms of literary history.
It means, for English poetry, roughly the historical period from 1798 to 1837 (between Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads and the accession of Queen Victoria), but it's less a strict chronological period than a sensibility.
Though several of them moved to the right politically as they aged, young Romantic poets shared an irreverent, anarchic, revolutionary spirit, and were strongly engaged politically.
www.uta.edu /english/tim/courses/3352f01/rom.html   (238 words)

 PlanetPapers - Romantic poetry - Imagination and Emotion
Romanticism was a movement in poetry (and art and literature in general) of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in revolt against the type of poetry of previous centuries.
The German poet Friedrich Schlegel first used the term romantic to describe literature, defining it as "literature depicting emotional matter in an imaginative form." The British Romantic poets lived through a period of rapid social change (brought about by the French Revolution) and responded fully to these changes in their writing.
Although he was not a poet of the Romantic period, the style of his work is as such that he could be.
www.planetpapers.com /Assets/4590.php   (1833 words)

Keats poetry and "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
It is designed to function both as a stand-alone resource and in conjunction with The Romantic Chronology at UC Santa Barbara.
Romantic Circles is the collaborative product of editors, contributors, and users around the world--a wide community with a shared interest in the literature and culture of the younger Romantics and their ever-widening circles of influence.
www.eng.fju.edu.tw /English_Literature/19th_c/Romantic_poetry/Romantic_poetry.htm   (1278 words)

 Romantic Love Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Romantic love poetry is a fabulous and personal gift to give your lover.
Romantic love poetry is a gift from the heart.
Romantic love poems have been given as gifts for centuries.
www.4www.us /poetry/romantic-love-poetry   (145 words)

 Characteristics of Romantic Poetry
This lesson is the fourth in the Romantic Literature unit, the sixteenth unit in the full course sequence for English Literature.
Students learn of the characteristics of Romantic poetry through the use of a PowerPoint presentation.
The teacher may begin by asking students to predict characteristics expected in literature that would be called "Romantic." The teacher may explain that the term implies the ideal; it does not equal the romantic love association we may first assume.
www.glc.k12.ga.us /BuilderV03/LPTools/LPShared/lpdisplay.asp?LPID=26581   (525 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: How to Study Romantic Poetry (How to Study S.): Books: Paul O'Flinn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Romantic poetry deals with the tensions, hopes and fears of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, as felt by a disparate group of men and women.
This completely revised and expanded second edition of How to Study Romantic Poetry shows you in accessible language how to use some of the recent developments in literary theory to think and write about Romantic poetry with confidence.
Romantic poetry deals with the tensions, hopes and fears of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, as felt by a disparate group of men and women.
www.amazon.co.uk /How-Study-Romantic-Poetry-S/dp/0333929764   (678 words)

 Women of Romantic Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Her contribution to the legacy of Romantic poetry through her influences on William Wordsworth cannot be underestimated.Devoted to her brother, the poet William Wordsworth, Dorothy served as his housekeeper-companion both before and after his marriage to Mary Hutchinson in 1802.
William Wordsworth's poetry was greatly influenced by Dorothy.
Dorothy's influence on Wordsworth's corpus of work, and her own contribution to the Romantics make her name an indispensable inclusion in any study of Romantic poetry.
romantic_poetry.agnesscott.edu /women.htm   (1300 words)

 Rose and Romantic Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Rose and Romantic Poetry webring is a collection of websites dedicated to poetry, literature and writing resources.
Poetry from the heart and soul, the human gamut of emotions.
Her poetry has been published in independent magazines, books, and journals, in 47 US States, and 7 countries.
b.webring.com /go?ring=roseandromance&id=26&random   (952 words)

 Intro < Poetry < Sublime < The Sister Arts - British Gardening, Painting, & Poetry 1700-1832   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Much Romantic poetry can be characterized as sublime.
Poetry that attempts to instill in the reader overwhelming emotions, especially in contemplation of nature or the divine, is working from Burke’s notion of the aesthetic superiority of the sublime.
Poetry that describes natural events or landscapes lends itself to sublime effects, as does tragic poetry.
www.laits.utexas.edu /sisterarts/sublime/subPoetryIndex.htm   (70 words)

 Miall -- Romantic Poetry and Prose
The British Romantic writers lived through a period of rapid social change and the violent political upheavals of the French Revolution and its aftermath, and responded fully to these changes in their writing.
We will focus on a selection of the poetry and prose written during this period, from the Fall of the Bastille (1789) to the Reform Act (1832).
Discuss the poem in the light of (1) the main Romantic techniques and ideas discussed during the course and (2) one or more of the theoretical statements by these poets that we have considered.
www.arts.ualberta.ca /~dmiall/romant96/eng351.htm   (1660 words)

Somewhat later in the meditation Heidegger defines his sense of poetry's response to destitution: "To be a poet in a destitute time means: to attend, singing, to the trace of the fugitive gods.
We will try to consider major statements that philosophers and theorists (including the poets themselves) have made about romantic poetry, and we will take the time needed to understand both the manner of address to the poems and the way both poems and address are transformed in the interchange.
Students in the course will be urged to find their own mode of reconciliation or its lack between romanticism as the poetry of being or the poetry of history.
www.haverford.edu /engl/fall03web/englh352a.htm   (591 words)

 moonbeam moths romantic poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He was a little surprised that I wrote poetry because I had never been brave enough to show him my poems.
I’ve been writing poetry for years and finally I decided the poems had a common theme.
When you write poetry, you are technically having conversations with a deep part of yourself.
www.seasonedwithlove.com /moonbeam_moths_romantic_poetry.htm   (2571 words)

 Amazon.com: English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions): Books: William Blake,William ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Also, I have to say, that these are not "romantic" as modern readers often use the term.
"Romantic" refers to an era of art, music, philosophy, and literature where artists and writers allowed their emotions to overflow using a whole host of symbols, creating great works that owed more to the depths of the Imagination than the rational intellect.
Coleridge was himself a theologian and philosopher and expressed many of his ideas of Imagination and eternal Symbol in his poems.
www.amazon.com /English-Romantic-Poetry-Anthology-Editions/dp/0486292827   (1226 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Literature: Poetry: Genres: Romantic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Romantic Love Poems - A collection of contemporary works by various poets.
A Romantic Poem - Humorous verse, written by a redneck to his wife.
Romantic Verse - Love poems written from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Centuries.
dmoz.org /Arts/Literature/Poetry/Genres/Romantic   (262 words)

 Famous Poetry Online
Coleridge Samuel Taylor - Poetry and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)
Emerson Ralph Waldo - Poetry and Verse by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
We believe that poetry is above all for pleasure but appreciate that for those studying the subject of poems and literature that the poetry terms and definitions used are vital for a greater understanding.
www.poetry-online.org   (1842 words)

 VoS - Voice of the Shuttle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Romantic Anthologies Web Site (tables of contents, and sometimes prefaces and indexes, for a large number of anthologies that either were produced during the *eighteenth-century and the Romantic period, or that are about the Romantic period, produced during the twentieth century.) (Laura Mandell, Miami U.)
Romantic Praxis Series (uses "computer technologies to investigate critically the languages, cultures, histories, and theories of Romanticism") (ed.
Romantic Circles MOO: Villa Diodati (takes its name from the house in the Swiss village of Cologny that Lord Byron rented in the summer of 1816; an integrated web-MOOspace that combines the live-time interactivity of MOOing and chatting with the graphical and text possibilities of the World Wide Web)
vos.ucsb.edu /browse.asp?id=2750   (2925 words)

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