Romanticism In British Literature

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Romanticism can be described as the free expression of an artist. Putting feeling and emotion into poetry or art. Its creators wanted to make natural feelings significant. But some people saw it differently; it was seen as downgrading the power and importance of reason. Before romanticism, ideals were largely based upon intellect and reason. According to William Woodsworth, poetry should begin as "the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings," which the poet then "recollects in tranquility". It was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century. It was at its peak between 1800 and 1850. In English literature, the key figures of the Romantic movement are considered to be the group of poets including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and the much older William Blake. The Romantic Period took place during major social change in society. Poets and artists of the era used their work as a revolt against forces like the Industrial Revolution and the political and social standards of the Age of Enlightenment. They wanted to spread a message of peace. Romanticists are spiritual and have a strong connection with nature; they do not attach themselves to the human world. The emergence of Romanticism in Nineteenth Century British Literature provides a clear path for the future of literature.

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