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Romanticism, Liberalism, and Socialism 1.Romanticism—Poets: glorify nature, genius and imagination; celebrates emotion a.Chateaubrianda.i.Wrote the Genius of Christianityb.Lord Byron (1788-1824)b.i.British—Emerges as the quintessential romantic of the ageb.ii.Caught up in emotion—sexual affairs with both genders c.William Wordsworth (1770-1850)c.i.Captures the desire of many romantics and elevates nature…almost to the supernatural c.ii.Makes nature filled with human emotionsd.Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)d.i.The lyrical ballads—call on poets to abandon rules about classical style and to instead express their emotion e.Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)e.i.German –most famous of German authorse.ii.Not really romantic, but crosses in and out of ite.iii.Faust—one individual makes a deal with the devil in return for a chance to taste all human experience 2.Romanticism—Paintersa.Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840)a.i.Romantic painter—lone individual in nature; completely alone…nature is dismala.ii.Sublime power of nature – Damn nature! You scary! b.M.W. Turner (1775-1851)b.i.Seascapes...can’t see land; confident, yet vulnerable