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Sturm und Drang


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A literary and artistic movement in Germany in the late 18th century, influenced by Jean-Jacques Rousseau and characterized by the expression of emotional unrest and a rejection of neoclassical literary norms. The phrase is German, and means literally ‘Storm and Stress’.

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