Romanticism and Melodrama

Romanticism and Melodrama - 19th century It's a classic...

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19th century It's a classic love story The good guys are solid gold, the bad guys are horrible. The side kicks can't even  rescue the people that need saving, it is always the main character. All theatre from this period are totally crap. What's important is the philosphy and the technical advances   Revolution! o American and french revolutions had just happened o Napoleon - uniter or divider At the time was seen as a uniter, a way to bring stablity to Europe In 1815, he lost at the battle of waterloo and was exiled to the meditarrian o Nationalism While napoleon is conqures the country, they country starts to get  nationalism. o The effects of the Napolenoic Wars They have wars of indepence against napoleon The idea of freedom and liberty are passed around Europe. Have major economic effects and finical crises right after the wars. They finally recovered at 1840. Because of the wars there is rapid industrial revolution and urbanization.  o Industrial revolution All the cities that have expanded so rapidly have too many people Many people in poverty The poverty leads to revolutions The urbanization caused the Euporean nations to need new ways to get  resources, so they colonize everything they can. o Colonization Slave trade starts going big time. India is totally colonized and the Far east is totally colonized.  
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course THAR 281 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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