Romanticism.pptx - Romanticism BY GROUP 3 Romanticism Also known as the Romantic Era\/Period It refers to the birth of a new set of ideas It was an

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Romanticism BY: GROUP 3
Romanticism Also known as the Romantic Era/Period It refers to the birth of a new set of ideas It was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe. 18 th and 19 th century
Industrial Revolution - was the cause of the Romantic Era It is defined as the aristocratic social and political norms of the Age of Enlightenment, and the scientific rationalization of nature It was embodied most strongly in the visual arts, music, and literature It revived medievalism in an attempt to escape population growth, urban sprawl and industrialism
The movement was rooted in the German Sturm und Drang movement, which preferred intuition and emotion to the rationalism of the Enlightenment. The events and ideologies of the French Revolution were also proximate factors. Realism was offered as a polar opposite to Romanticism
By about the middle of the 19th century, romanticism began to give way to new literary movements. The Parnassians and the symbolist movement in poetry, and realism and naturalism
Literary Periods Renaissance Literature The Enlightenment Romanticism Transcendentalism Victorian Literature Realism Naturalism Modernism Bloomsbury Group Existentialism Beat Generation
Etymology romanticism (n.)1803, "a romantic idea," from romantic + -ism. Romantic meaning "of the nature of a literary romance," from French romantique, Middle French romant "a romance," oblique case of Old French romanz "verse narrative" and -ism; a word-forming element making nouns that imply a practice, system, doctrine, etc., from French - isme or directly from Latin -isma, -ismus (source also of Italian, Spanish -ismo, Dutch, German - ismus), from Greek -ismos.
Characteristics of Romanticism It has emphasis on emotion and individualism as well as the glorification of all the past and nature, preferring the medieval rather than the classical In the political field, it was associated with liberalism its long-term effect on the growth of nationalism The movement emphasized intense emotion as an authentic source of aesthetic experience
It praised imagination over reason, emotions over logic and intuition over science-making way for a vast body of literature of great sensibility and passion. The Romantic period features a variety of characteristics including sensibility, love of nature, sympathetic interest in the past, mysticism, romantic criticism and primitivism.
Romanticism marked an artistic literary movement that was partly a revolt against social and political norms.

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