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romantic movement


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization


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  • This predilection for medievalism coming together with the religious revival gave to the romantic movement a pronounced Catholic tendency.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The romantic movement thus reaccentuated the concept of disease as a contributor to cultural life.


  • THE fact that Sudermann is the author of the most successful play that has come out of Germany since the collapse of the romantic movement is the most eloquent of all proofs, perhaps, of his lack of force and originality as a dramatist.

    Prejudices : first series,

  • His last work of importance was an Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope, of which the first vol. appeared in 1757, and the second in 1782, and which gave an impulse to the romantic movement in English literature.

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature


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