Examples from the Web for romanticism
Nostalgia for the past is out; so is romanticism about the future.
We know the only thing more hopeless than his hypochondria is his romanticism.
Since its early days, train travel has been shrouded in an aura of romanticism.All Aboard the Orient Express: Looking Back at the Golden Age of Train Travel|Sarah Moroz|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Romanticists talked about Romanticism and borrowed from each other.
Music is somehow related to it, and a metaphor of restlessness, romanticism, utopia somehow.Hedi Slimane Interview: ‘California Song’ at MOCA Los Angeles (PHOTOS)|Isabel Wilkinson|January 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In France, Romanticism came to turn aside and check the movement.The English Stage|Augustin Filon
Buffons additions to the old chateau were made for comfort, whatever they may have lacked of romanticism.Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy|Francis Miltoun
Simply, it was due to a mixture of precaution and romanticism.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird
In Denmark the connection between German and native Romanticism is of a very complex nature.
The reaction against Symbolism and Romanticism happened to coincide with the reaction against muddy technique.The French Impressionists (1860-1900)|Camille Mauclair
British Dictionary definitions for romanticism
Word Origin and History for romanticism
1803, "a romantic idea," from romantic + -ism. In literature, 1823 in reference to a movement toward medieval forms (especially in reaction to classical ones) it has an association now more confined to Romanesque. The movement began in German and spread to England and France. Generalized sense of "a tendency toward romantic ideas" is first recorded 1840.
Culture definitions for romanticism (1 of 4)
A movement in literature and the fine arts, beginning in the early nineteenth century, that stressed personal emotion, free play of the imagination, and freedom from rules of form. Among the leaders of romanticism in world literature were Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Victor Hugo, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Friedrich von Schiller. (See also under “Literature in English, Conventions of Written English, and Fine Arts.”)
Culture definitions for romanticism (2 of 4)
A movement in literature and the fine arts, beginning in the early nineteenth century, that stressed personal emotion, free play of the imagination, and freedom from rules of form. Among the leaders of romanticism in English literature were William Blake, Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and William Wordsworth.
Culture definitions for romanticism (3 of 4)
A movement that shaped all the arts in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Romanticism generally stressed the essential goodness of human beings (see Jean-Jacques Rousseau), celebrated nature rather than civilization, and valued emotion and imagination over reason. (Compare classicism.)
Culture definitions for romanticism (4 of 4)
A movement in literature, music, and painting in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Romanticism has often been called a rebellion against an overemphasis on reason in the arts. It stressed the essential goodness of human beings (see Jean-Jacques Rousseau), celebrated nature rather than civilization, and valued emotion and imagination over reason. Some major figures of romanticism in the fine arts are the composers Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn, and Johannes Brahms, and the painter Joseph Turner.