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William Wordsworth


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Romanticism In Literature

Romanticism Prevailed As The New Essence of Literature:

By the late 18th century in France and Germany, classical and neoclassical writing were turned from for a new-found romantic approach. This approach was initially created by the French philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau and the German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Romantic works were characterizd by their imaginative approach, the idealization of nature, and freedom of thought and expression. After spreading, romanticism in literature lasted in Europe, the United States and part of Latin America from about 1750 to 1870. Other romantic writers include Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, Victor Hugo, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, Friedrich von Schiller, Alessandro Manzoni, Alfred Victor de Vigny, William Blake, James Thomson, William Collins. Thomas Gray, John Keats, George Crabbe, and Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin.

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