American Romanticism

Information about American Romanticism

Published on August 30, 2007

Author: Barbara

Source: authorstream.com

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American Romanticism:  American Romanticism 1800 - 1860 Introduction:  Introduction The theme of journey as a declaration of independence Bryant, Homes, Whittier, Longfellow, and Lowell are Romantic poets Irving is the Father of American Literature Cooper is the Father of the American novel Poe is the inventor of the American Short Story Introduction:  Introduction Emerson is the Father of American Transcendentalism Thoreau is a famous practical transcendentalist Melville and Hawthorne are Anti-Romantics Dickinson and Whitman are bridge poets between American Romanticism and the 20th century Introduction:  Introduction The rationalistic view of urban life was replaced by the Romantic view Rationalists saw cities as a place to find success and self-realization Romantics saw the city as a place of moral corruption, poverty, and death Introduction:  Introduction The Romantic journey is to the countryside The Romantics associated the country with independence, moral clarity, and purity The Gothic Romantic, E.A. Poe, saw the country as a place of phantasm Irving saw the country as idyllic and as an escape The Romantic Sensibility:  The Romantic Sensibility Romanticism: valuing feeling and intuition over reason Romanticism: viewing life as we would like it to be, rather than how it really is Romanticism began in Germany and influenced literature, music, and art Romanticism is a reaction against Rationalism The Romantic Sensibility:  The Romantic Sensibility The development of slums and poverty due to the Industrial Revolution turned people from Rationalism Romantics believed that imagination, emotion, spontaneity, feelings, and nature were more important than rational thought Characteristics of Romanticism:  Characteristics of Romanticism values feelings over intuition values the power of the imagination seeks the beauty of unspoiled nature values youthful innocence values individual freedom values the lessons of the past finds beauty in exotic locales, the supernatural, and in the imagination values poetry as the highest expression of the imagination values myth, legend, and folk culture Romantic Escapism:  Romantic Escapism Romantic writing looked for comforting or exotic settings from the past This was found in the supernatural, in nature, and/or in folk legends Romantics believed in contemplating, or becoming one with the natural world The Gothic novel emerged from Romanticism Romantic Escapism:  Romantic Escapism The Gothic novel had wild, haunted landscapes It had supernatural events in the plot It was often mysterious The Gothic concept had roots in France, Germany, and England Edgar Allan Poe was Romanticism’s great American writer Romantic Escapism:  Romantic Escapism Romanticism also used lyrical poetry as a means to contemplate the beauty of nature It focused on simple natural beauties Its intent was to seek truth through a calm contemplation of a simple natural beauty Romantics saw God in this contemplation The American Novel:  The American Novel Most American Romantic writers imitated the European writing style American Romantic novelists broke away from the European tradition and discovered uniquely American topics and settings American novelists explored the vast unknown lands – something the Europeans could not do The American Novel:  The American Novel James Fenimore Cooper was the first American novelist to break from European tradition His novels were set in the American frontier His central character, Natty Bumppo, was the first American literary hero The American Novel:  The American Novel Bumppo appeared in a series of Cooper novels as other characters: Hawkeye, Deerslayer, Leatherstocking, etc. He was virtuous, moral, distrustful of city life, one with nature, etc. His skills were almost superhuman Cooper’s series of novels were called The Leatherstocking Tales The New American Hero:  The New American Hero American Romantic literature created this unique person he was youthful he was innocent he was intuitive he was one with nature he was a loner – uneasy around women he was handsome he was brave he was moral and honorable American Romantic Poetry:  American Romantic Poetry Most Romantic poets worked within conventional European literary structures They proved that American poetry could reflect American subject matter, yet still hold to conventional poetic style Most American Romantic poets wrote about the past American Romantic Poetry:  American Romantic Poetry The Fireside Poets, a Boston group of Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, and Lowell, were widely read and loved in America They were the TV of the American Romantic period and families gathered around the fireside to be entertained by their poetry Their subject matter was comfortable and instructional

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