Romanticism/Transcendalism

1800-1855

Characteristics

Emotional


Individualistic

Revolutionary

Love solitude, and nature

Fantasy/introspection

The particular

Subjective perception

Organic

Exotic.




Authors of romanticism

William Wordsworth


Samuel Taylor Coleridge

John Keats

William Blake

Mary Shelly



Authors

Fun fact: Romanticism was also known as the romantic era.

Historical significance.

Romanticism helped change the way people in western cultures thought about themselves and about the world they live in.