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James Smith Allen

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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Controversial from its inception, Romanticism may best be characterized as an intellectual and cultural sensibility widely shared by writers, artists, and their audiences in western Europe ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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2003
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History, Local and Family History
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28 words

A movement in European literature and art, from about 1770 to 1848, which asserted the importance of intense individual

Romanticism

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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2004
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Art & Architecture
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500 words
Movement in the arts flourishing in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Romanticism is so varied in its manifestations that a single definition is impossible, but its keynote was a ... More
Romantik, Die

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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Literature
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845 words

the German phase of a general trend in Europe, which was, however, not synchronized in all countries. Though a cognate

Romanticism

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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Literature
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779 words

The terms ‘Romanticism’ and ‘Romantic’ may be drawn on in a generic sense to refer to much Italian writing of

Romanticism and the Victorian Age

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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2006
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7,392 words

i. Introduction

The present-day status of English as a world language is commonly seen as having two specific causes: the

Romanticism

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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2010
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288 words
Inherently the most unstable of the major definitions of a particular period or style, Romanticism can at one level be seen simply as a late 18th- to early 19th-century reaction against ... More
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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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1,025 words

Although the idea of the ‘Romantic’ was certainly current in the period which we now normally characterize by its ‘Romanticism’,

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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102 words

Late 18th- and early 19th-century art movement. Its exponents valued individual experience and intuition, rather than the orderly, concrete universe

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Period of music history lasting from c.1800 to 1910. It is characterized by the importance given to emotional

romanticism, philosophical

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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763 words
The idea of Romanticism is at once indispensable and embarrassing to cultural historians. They cannot do without it; something is needed to distinguish Pope from Wordsworth, David from ... More
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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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1,164 words
A complex artistic and intellectual movement, romanticism articulated the ideals and aspirations of radical forces that had been unleashed by the French Revolution. In its early phases, ... More
Romanticism

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Local and Family History
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47 words
A movement in European literature and art, from about 1770 to 1848, which asserted the importance of intense individual experience and valued a sense of the infinite. One of the lasting ... More
Romanticism in the visual arts

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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Art & Architecture
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1,855 words

Romanticism is a complex phenomenon which can be seen either as a historical movement or as a recurring attitude. Its

Romanticism

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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Literature
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1,904 words

1. General characteristics

Romanticism marked a profound shift in European culture, a crisis in belief and a change in sensibility.

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Simon Williams

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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Performing arts, Theatre
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A movement that transformed the arts, literature, and intellectual culture of Europe and America at the end of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth centuries. A highly complex ... More
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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy
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2,942 words

Romanticism: A Protean Word

The term ‘Romanticism’ has a multiple function, referring to a commonly accepted period in the history

Romanticism and Indigenous Peoples

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
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Religion, Social sciences
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939 words

Romanticism with regard to indigenous cultures has its roots in the edenic episode wherein nature and culture were rent apart

Romanticism in European History

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences
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2,422 words

Romanticism has long been recognized as a major trope in modern environmental thought and practice. Romanticism, however, was a complex,

Romanticism in European Literature

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
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Religion, Social sciences
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1,522 words

European Romanticism's complex understanding of the word “nature” must be seen against the background of the eighteenth century and the

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