A Beka English Literature Romantic Age

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1798
when did the Romantic Age of English literature begin?
Lyrical Ballads
one of the most important pieces of English literature criticism
Wordsworth
world’s supreme poet of nature
Wordsworth
one of the greatest poet since Milton
Coleridge
possessed the greatest mind of the Romantic Movement
Poetry
primary literature of the Romantic Period
Coleridge, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelly, Keats
five primary poets of Romantic Movement
gothic, historical, and novel of manners
three types of novels created during Romantic Movement
Jane Austen
perfected novel of manners
Walter Scott
made historical novel famous
feelings
standard emphasis for Romantic Period
mysterious characters, fantastic dreams, unearthly exotic medieval settings, longing for the unattainable
four characteristics of the literature of Romantic Period
They lived in Lake District.
Why are Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey called the Lake Poets?
owned their own land and worked hard to keep it, solid religious education, Bible gave people a love for nature as God’s creation
three reasons that Coleridge gave for why the common people had clear minds and speech
informal, personalized, emphasis on individual tastes, light humor/wit
characteristics of the familiar essay
Wordsworth
very good friend of Coleridge
Wordsworth
one of the most accomplished and influential poets
The Prelude
critics believed what work of Wordsworth’s was his greatest
Wordsworth
“Expostulation and Reply”
Wordsworth
“Tinturn Abbey”
Wordsworth
“I wandered Lonely as a Cloud” written by who
Wordsworth
“To a Sky-Lark”
Coleridge
one of the leaders of the Romantic Movement
Coleridge
lectures on Shakespeare helped renew interest in Shakespeare
Coleridge
“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”
love that binds together all created things
theme of “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”
Coleridge
opium addict
Coleridge
interested in German philosophy
Southey
“The Story of the Three Bears”
Southey
“The Battle of Blenheim”
George Gordon
real name of Lord Byron
“English Bards and Scotch Reviewers”
Lord Byron’s first work to get him recognition
Lord Byron
sat in the House of Lords
“Don Juan”
Lord Byron’s greatest poem
Lord Byron
“When We Two Parted”
Lord Byron
“Maid of Athens, Ere We Part”
Percy Shelly
one of the most fervent rebels
Percy Shelly
social outcast
Percy Shelly
fighter of oppression
Percy Shelly
believed education was the means to freedom
Percy Shelly
believed oppression was being made to do anything you didn’t want to do
Percy Shelly
“Ode to the West Wind”
Percy Shelly
“Prometheus Unbound”
Percy Shelly
“The Necessity of Atheism”
Percy Shelly
“To A Skylark” (fashioned after Wordsworth’s)
Percy Shelly
“A Dirge”
John Keats
“Ode on a Grecian Urn”
“Ode on a Grecian Urn”
most famous ode in English
John Keats
believed art would inspire and console man by offering him a glimpse of his higher destiny
John Keats
pursued beauty and truth through imagination and feelings
John Keats
apprenticed as an apothecary surgeon
John Keats
lived in poverty, guardian blocked his inheritance
Leigh Hunt
“Rondeau”
Leigh Hunt
leader of the “Cockney School”
Leigh Hunt
introduction of colloquial style in his poems
Leigh Hunt
strong supporter of Shelly and Keats
Thomas Moore
Irish poet remembered for Irish lyrics
Thomas Moore
most popular figure after Lord Byron
Thomas Moore
“Come, Ye Disconsolate”
Walter Scott
“Ivanhoe and Rebecca”
Walter Scott
had polio as a child
Walter Scott
translated works from German to English
Walter Scott
“The Wizard of the North”
his works were supposedly thrown together / not good
reason why success of Jane Austen hurt Scott
Walter Scott
created historical novel and public’s perspective of Scottish Highlands and culture
Walter Scott
“Marmion”
Walter Scott
“Waverly”
Walter Scott
published under the pen name “The Author of Waverly”
Walter Scott
“Schubert’s Ave Maria”
Jane Austen
wrote during Romanic Era but was not a Romantic writer
Jane Austen
female characters showed rational moderation
Samuel Johnson, William Cowper, and Fanny Burney
3 favorite influences of Jane Austen
her characters
Jane Austen’s strength in writing
Mr. Egerton
published several works under the pen name _______ (a woman)
Jane Austen
refined and simplified English novel, true reflection of English life
Jane Austen
one of the first novelists to chronicle the lives of the common people
Jane Austen
“Pride and Prejudice”
Charles Lamb
lived with his sister who killed their mother with a kitchen knife
Charles Lamb
whose pen name was Elia
Charles Lamb
“Prince of English Essayists”
“Old China”
best-known collection of essays by Charles Lamb
Charles Lamb
“Essays of Elia”
Reginald Heber
leader of the movement to make the literary hymn, wrote 57 hymns
Reginald Heber
“Holy, Holy, Holy”
Reginald Heber
“God that Madest Earth and Heaven”
Reginald Heber
“From Greenland’s Icy Mountain”
Thomas Kelly
wrote three volumes of hymns (765 in all), was a literary and musical genius
Thomas Kelly
“Praise the Savior”
James Montgomery
“Angels from the Realms of Glory”
James Montgomery
“Go to Dark Gethsemane”
James Montgomery
strong supporter of missionaries, wrote 400 hymns and 3 books
Henry Lyte
Anglican minister, wrote 80 hymns
Henry Lyte
“Abide With Me”
Henry Lyte
“Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken”
Henry Lyte
“Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven”
Pantheism
belief that God is everywhere / in nature
“Maid of Athens, Ere We Part”
“Give, oh give me back my heart”
“Ode to the West Wind”
“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”
“Marmion”
“Oh! what a tangled web we weave/ When first we practice to deceive.”
“Pride and Prejudice””
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”
“I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”
“…I wandered lonely as a cloud, that floats on high o’er vales and hills…”
“Expostulation and Reply”
“Nor less I deem that there are Powers…that we can feed this mind of ours in a wise passiveness.”
“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”
“Water, water, every where and all the boards did shrink; water, water, every where nor any drop to drink.”
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