Category Archives: theories of romanticism

Keats and Negative Capability

Thoughts on Keats’ Letters and Negative Capability: “In passing however I must say of one thing that has pressed upon me lately and increased my Humility and capability of submission and that is this truth – [Women] of Genius are … Continue reading

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British Romanticism

“On the Discrimination of Romanticisms” by: Arthur O. Lovejoy Synopsis: The main point that Lovejoy is addressing is that Romanticism comprises of so many different authors, ideologies and theories that it is almost impossible to have a clear-cut definition of … Continue reading

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Summaries and Interpretations

Elizabeth Fay Elizabeth Fay’s informative introduction from her text, A Feminist Introduction to Romanticism, conveys her opinion of the works of British Romantic female writers. First, Fay cites that it is unusual to characterize novelists or female writers as consequential … Continue reading

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Anetta Newcamp, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Interpreting Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Although I was cognizant of a multitude of possible symbols in the poem during my initial examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” I … Continue reading

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Claudia Mitchell

Claudia Mitchell “On the Discrimination of Romanticisms”, Arthur Lovejoy The main point of this essay was to emphasize the importance of differentiating between the various periods and movements which are termed “Romantic”.  The author explains how the lack of a … Continue reading

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