John Wolfgang Von Goethe is a German writer and a national leader. He is one of the eminent writers of the Sturm and Drang movement. He is inspired by the thought of Jean John Rousseau and Georg Hamann. Moreover, his work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a spectacular meters and styles. The Sturm and Drang movement has emerged in Germany as a reaction against the Enlightenment.
Romanticism is a movement originated from Europe and slowly spread throughout the world. This philosophy is created as a reaction to Neoclassicism, Industrial Revolution, and Enlightenment. Romanticism had great influences over artworks, including literature and paintings. The Romantic authors often presented values and characters of Romanticism in their writings. Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson,
Romanticism occurred much earlier, around the end of the 18th century, but was mostly dominant around 1840. Both philosophies were very similar to each other since the two movements were a reaction against the contemporary strict traditions, laws, and religious rules. They both placed a huge emphasis on the individual as well as inspiration from nature. In the following, I will discuss American Transcendentalism and Romanticism in relation to Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay ‘The American Scholar’ and Walt Whitman’s poem ‘Song of Myself’. Emerson was an American poet, essayist and lecturer.
Romanticism was an artistic movement that gave special importance to emotions. Writers of the romantic period focused mostly on nature. They emphasized on new emotions, like terror, surprise and grief. The era marked literature because authors started to see nature from another perspective, and found a sort of "dark beauty". Writers were more passionate and emotional, as compared to previous ones.
American novelist James Fenimore Cooper explored the time period of romanticism and used his writing techniques to reach audiences of all types. Cooper wrote many war novels that used different forms of literary techniques (Davis). The literary time period in which Cooper wrote is the romanticism period. Romanticism was an artistic and intellectual movement that began in Europe towards the end of the 18th century (Krasner). Romanticism was a reaction to the Industrial Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment which were both components of modernity.
Romanticism was a start of a new different perspective towards art, especially landscapes. Many artists have started to portray their own ideas visually. Caspar David Friedrich is one of the most well-known German painters of Romanticism. His painting, Wanderer above the Sea of Fog, represents Romanticism at its best. Friedrich’s Wanderer above the Sea of Fog, influenced Romanticism through the instances of how he painted it, the subject matter of the painting, and finally the meaning behind it.
Whenever an artist makes a painting, his or her purpose is to portray their message according to their emotions and feelings. They use different techniques to do so. For instance, they play with the composition, subject matter, color palette, brushstrokes and lines. Romanticism was an artistic and intellectual development that emerged in Europe in the late 18th century and continued into the 19th century. This period highlighted arguments against aristocratic, social, and political rules.
In the introduction Blanning argues that, besides the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution, the Romantic Revolution was as, if not more, important, and just as radical and extensive. He then sets out to prove his point in a very rational setting. In his introduction, Blanning writes that the only way one can hope to understand Romanticism is ‘to enter the world of the romantics by the routes they chose themselves.’ His argument is that in order to fully appreciate Romanticism, one must know, or at least experience, its many appearances in literature, art and music. The book is filled with references to the iconic paintings, operas and novels that were born during the Romantic era. Chapter one 'The Crisis of the Age of Reason ', deals with the beginnings of romanticism, the radical shift it caused from an unoriginal event to an expressive visual, how it led to the cult of the artist genius and these same
Romantic Movement began in the 18th century and continued into the 19th century. This movement was a rebellion against the principle of realism and scientific thought. Romance movement is concern nature and passion and often written in simple everyday language is far from affectation. Of the most prominent poets Wordsworth and was known as the "Father of English Romance" .he Is one of the best-known figures in England as romantic poetry , and he is a source of inspiration, love and imagination. he had an impact on individuals and he inviting them to love and unite with nature, the most important of his poems, "Daffodils" from the beginning of the poem to the end, nature appear everywhere in the poem.
A poem represents the deep feelings and enables the poet to express his/her emotions of the poet as a response to an external stimulus. William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was a well-known romantic poet and one of the pioneers of the romantic period and he subsequently had a big influence in the Romantic era in English literature. A crucial milestone that affected poetry was the era of romanticism, which arouse in the end of the 18th century in Western Europe. This period refers to philosophical, literary, international artistic and intellectual movement. This movement was due to the industrial Revolution and it redefined the ways the people in Western culture perceived themselves and their world.