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Romantic Movement

the late 18th- and early 19th-century movement in France, Germany, England, and America to establish Romanticism in art and literature.
Origin of Romantic Movement
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • At first the Romantic Movement was Christian and monarchical.

  • The Romantic period took its spirit from the Romantic Movement in German poetry.

    How Music Developed W. J. Henderson
  • The Romantic Movement, while it followed its own genius, was not altogether unguided.

    English Literature William J. Long
  • In what respect did Percy's Reliques influence the Romantic Movement?

    English Literature William J. Long
  • It was adopted as one of the heralds of the Romantic Movement in France.

    The Art of Letters

    Robert Lynd
  • He joined the Romantic Movement and became a follower of Espronceda.

  • He thought the Romantic Movement, of which he became the accidental centre, a symptom of decay.

    Masques & Phases Robert Ross
  • The lines upon which the Romantic Movement was to develop had no connexion whatever with Chénier's exquisite art.

    Landmarks in French Literature

    G. Lytton Strachey
  • The enormous influx of words into the literary vocabulary which the Romantic Movement brought about had two important effects.

    Landmarks in French Literature

    G. Lytton Strachey

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