Romanticism (EAS3143)

30 credits

The Romantic movement of the late 18th and early 19th Centuries transformed European culture, and had profound implications for a modern understanding of the self, nature, feeling, gender, freedom, equality, reason and the role of the artist as an interpreter of all these. This module explores a wide variety Romantic writing, focusing on the years 1780-1830, in order to understand the phenomenon of Romanticism, its relation to historical, political, and aesthetic developments, and its legacy in today's world.