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The Romantic movement in American writing

The Romantic movement in American writing

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Published by Odyssey Press in New York .
Written in English


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Statement(edited by) Richard Harter Fogle.
SeriesThe Odyssey surveys of American writing
ContributionsFogle, Richard Harter.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21599013M
ISBN 100672631075

The Romantic movement in America created a new literary genre that continues to influence American writers. Novels, short stories, and poems replaced the sermons and manifestos of yore. Romantic literature was personal, intense, and portrayed more emotion than ever seen in neoclassical literature. The romantic period is a term applied to the literature of approximately the first third of the nineteenth century. During this time, literature began to move in channels that were not entirely new but were in strong contrast to the standard literary practice of the eighteenth century.

famous American writer who lived among others who were equally well-known. His writing is heavily influenced by his embarrassment of his Puritan heritage. He wrote of sinners, guilt, and hypocrisy, all of which were major themes for the Puritan characters in his novel The Scarlet Letter. American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the american romantic movement one of the earliest american practitioners of the short story, generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre as a literary critic his favorite target was longfellow.

England 18th-century precursors. The Romantic movement in English literature of the early 19th century has its roots in 18th-century poetry, the Gothic novel and the novel of sensibility. This includes the graveyard poets, who were a number of pre-Romantic English poets writing in the 's and later, whose works are characterized by their gloomy meditations on mortality, "skulls and coffins.   Revolution. When reference is made to Romantic verse, the poets who generally spring to mind are William Blake (), William Wordsworth (), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (), George Gordon, 6th Lord Byron (), Percy Bysshe Shelley () and John Keats (). These writers had an intuitive feeling that they were ‘chosen’ to guide others .


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OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages 22 cm. Contents: Introduction --Ralph Waldo Emerson --Henry David Thoreau --Edgar Allan Poe --Nathaniel Hawthorne --Herman Melville --John Greenleaf Whittier --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --Oliver Wendell Holmes --James Russell Lowell --Sidney Lanier --Walt Title: Odyssey surveys of American writing.

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Format Book Published New York, Odyssey Press [] Description xiv, p. 22 cm. Series The Odyssey surveys of American writing Subject headings American literatureth century.

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