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The arts

in Romanticism

September 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Romanticism); Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 3055 words.

‘The arts’ surveys the arts Romanticism inspired. Was Beethoven a Romantic or a ‘classical’ composer? Who are the major figures of Romanticism within music? The prestige of music is...

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The meaning of the word

Michael Ferber.

in Romanticism

September 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Romanticism); Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 3944 words.

The ‘Preface’ asks What is Romanticism? It is easier to ask Who were the Romantics? A list of the individuals most commonly acknowledged as Romantics follows, covering several European...

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The poet

Michael Ferber.

in Romanticism

September 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Romanticism); Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9624 words.

In ‘The Poet’ the central position of poetry and the poet within the Romantic movement is discussed, and the place of poetry in everyday culture is surveyed. The various perceptions of...

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Religion, philosophy, and science

Michael Ferber.

in Romanticism

September 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Romanticism); Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9353 words.

‘Religion, philosophy, and science’ asks Are these studies separate within Romanticism or are they viewed as one? Can Romanticism be understood as a new religion? A discussion follows of...

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Romanticism

Michael Ferber.

September 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Romanticism); Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 168 pages.

Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction explores the definition of the word ‘Romantic’ and considers its origins. What is Romanticism? Who were the Romantics? and What did they have in...

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Sensibility

Michael Ferber.

in Romanticism

September 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Romanticism); Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5213 words.

Historically speaking, the arts were typically grouped into two modes: ‘classic’ and ‘romantic’. ‘Sensibility’ looks at the more recent academic move to use the term sensibility to describe...

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The social vision of Romanticism

in Romanticism

September 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Romanticism); Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8950 words.

Did Romanticism espouse a particular political outlook? ‘The social vision of Romanticism’ looks at politics, Romanticism and individual Romantics. What political action did Byron take?...

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