Women_in_18th_through_20th_Century_Literature

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Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Women in 18 th through 20 th Century Literature An Overview
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Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Major Styles in 18 th through 20 th Century Literature Neoclassicism An artistic style influenced by ancient Greco-Roman ideals and models, exhibiting decorum, conservatism, and a moralistic and religious tone, and which appealed to the Protestant middle class Romanticism An intellectual, artistic, and literary movement that began in the late 18 th century as a reaction to Neoclassicism and that stressed the emotional, mysterious, and imaginative side of human behavior and the unruly side of nature
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Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Major Styles in 18 th through 20 th Century Literature (continued) Realism A mid- to late 19 th century style that opposed Romanticism and focused on the everyday lives of the middle and lower classes, portraying their world in a serious, accurate, and unsentimental way Modernism A late 19 th and 20 th century cultural, artistic, and literary movement that rejected much of the past and focused on the current, the secular, and the revolutionary in search of new forms of expression
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Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Major Styles in 18 th through 20 th Century Literature (continued) Post-Modernism An artistic, cultural, and intellectual movement,
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