Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction

Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Ferber


during this Very brief Introduction, Michael Ferber explores Romanticism in the course of the interval of its incubation, delivery, and development, masking the years approximately from 1760 to 1860. this can be the single advent to Romanticism that comes with not just the English however the Continental hobbies, and never purely literature yet track, artwork, faith, and philosophy. Balancing energetic information with fascinating issues, it sheds mild on such topics because the "Sensibility" flow, which preceded Romanticism; the emerging status of the poet as encouraged prophet; the ache and forget of the poet; the quite diverse determine of the "poetess"; Romanticism as a spiritual pattern; Romantic philosophy and technological know-how; and Romantic responses to the French Revolution, the Orient, gypsies, and the situation of ladies. Ferber deals a definition and a number of other common propositions approximately this very different move, in addition to a dialogue of the observe "Romantic" and the place it got here from. ultimately, a few 200 authors or artists are mentioned or quoted, many at size, together with Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Emerson, Hugo, Goethe, Pushkin, Beethoven, Berlioz, Chopin, and Delacroix.

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