Romanticism lecture outline

Romanticism lecture outline - HWC 205 – Romanticism...

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Unformatted text preview: HWC 205 – Romanticism History and the Romantic Movement • Conventional dating – 1798 – 1832 • Expanded dating – 1770 – 1870 • Age of Revolutions – American – French – 1848 • Societal Shifts – Enlightenment – Industrial Revolution Imagination • Reason • Intellectual Origins of Imagination • Art • Reality • Feeling • Symbolism Nature • The Divine • Organic • Sensuous Nuance • Science The Self • Literary Transformation • François-René de Chateaubriand, Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb (1848) – “In my interior and theoretical existence I am a man of dreams, in my exterior practical existence a man of realities. Adventurous and orderly, passionate and methodical, there never was a being more chimerical and more positive than me, more ardent and more icy, bizarre and androgyne, shaped by various bloodlines from my mother and my father.” The Opposition • Neoclassicism • Retreat from the General/Universal Individualism • Romantic Heroes –...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course HWC 204 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '08 term at Kansas.

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