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The Romantic Movement and Its Results

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The beginning of the romantic movement is to be found in the reaction against formal perfection that followed the death of Ludwig van Beethoven. Like so many other new movements, the romantic school ... More


German Popular Stories as Revolutionary Book

Jack Zipes

in Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160580
eISBN:
9781400852581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160580.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter considers Edgar Taylor's (1793–1839) adaptation of the Grimms' German Popular Stories (1823, 1826), which radically changed the destiny of what we today call the “fairy tales” of the ... More


Chapter One

George Steiner

in Antigones

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192819345
eISBN:
9780191670503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192819345.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Various Europeans scholars, poets, and philosophers who lived during the period between 1790 and 1905 would all agree that, aside from how Sophocles' Antigone was the best of Greek tragedies, this ... More


Weber, Der Freischütz Overture

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0101
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Carl Maria von Weber's Der Freischütz overture is a typical product of the Teutonic romantic movement of the early nineteenth century. The story, with its wolf's glen, its flaxen-haired maidens, and ... More


Individualism and the Emotions

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For most of this period, France was distinguished among nations for the personal freedom enjoyed by the individual and for a considerable amount of mutual tolerance. Private liberty was one of the ... More


The Early Romantic Movement

in The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712109
eISBN:
9780226712185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712185.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The romantic mentality that ramified through Germany in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries was nurtured in the friendships and passions that held together the group that became known ... More


The Prose Poem’s Post-Romantic Inheritance

Paul Hetherington and Cassandra Atherton

in Prose Poetry: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691180656
eISBN:
9780691212135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180656.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses prose poetry's connection to Romanticism. Although contemporary writers take the fragmentary nature of the prose poem for granted, it was once an important innovation to ... More


The Too-Muchness of Keats: The Narrative Line

Thomas McFarland

in The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Although several critics could attest to the notion that Keats had exerted great efforts to make the poem Hyperion his greatest work, and despite its apparent ambitiousness, this poem was considered ... More


A Modernist Epilogue

Stephen Rumph

in Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238558
eISBN:
9780520930124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238558.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter summarizes the musical criticism of Beethoven's works, among which Hoffman's works stand at the head of the line. The reviews of Beethoven's works have translated his heroic style into ... More


The Romantic in Music: Some Thoughts on Brahms

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0033
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Johannes Brahms and Richard Wagner divide the musical kingdom of the mid-nineteenth century between them. How far Wagner's dramatic theories belied his practice it is not the place to discuss in this ... More


Darwin's Romantic Biology

in The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712109
eISBN:
9780226712185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712185.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Darwin's conception of nature and man has been typically regarded as the very antithesis of the Romantic. Romantics such as Schelling and Goethe argued that the usual dualism between mind and nature ... More


Benign Romanticism Kant, Schlegel, Hegel, Shelley, Byron

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: Courtly and Romantic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512732
eISBN:
9780262315128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512732.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter suggests that the diversity of ideas must always defeat a search for uniformity. Kant provides the origin for much of the Romantic concept of love; however, the extent to which his ... More


Chopin and the Gothic

Anatole Leikin

in Chopin and His World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter talks about how the Gothic angle has not been explored as one of Chopin's probable literary inspirations. The main reason for such an omission is that until the 1970s most critics and ... More


Stories of Harm, Stories of Hazard: Childhood Stress and Professional Trauma in the Careers of Journalist-Literary Figures

Doug Underwood

in Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the life stories of journalist–literary figures in the context of childhood history, mental health symptoms, and categories of traumatic experience that today are recognized as ... More


“Was Never Since Heard Of”: Remembering the Missing

David J. Stewart

in The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037349
eISBN:
9780813041575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037349.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Over 40 percent of the monuments in this study are for sailors whose bodies are not present at the site of the memorial. The emphasis on the absent body highlights a problem that was endemic in ... More


John Stuart Mill: The Greening of the Liberal Heritage

Piers H. G. Stephens

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Piers H. G. Stephens discusses John Stuart Mill and, by distinguishing Mill’s brand of individualism from possessive individualism, concludes that liberal individualism is not necessarily opposed to ... More


‘The God of the hills’: The Impact of Romanticism

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters Volume III: The Crisis and Conscience of Nonconformity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198229698
eISBN:
9780191744754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229698.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the influence of the Romantic movement on the Dissenters in the mid-nineteenth century. It describes William Hale White, who became one of many Dissenters whose religious ... More


Fields: Colonialism, Folklore, and Postcolonial Theory

Sadhana Naithani

in The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses folklore studies and how the history of folklore research, critical studies on folklore collectors and their ideologies, and the socio-political implications of folklore ... More


Liturgical Renewal and Modern Anglican Liturgy

Louis Weil

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IV: Global Western Anglicanism, c.1910-present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199641406
eISBN:
9780191838958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641406.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter articulates and explores the underlying dynamic of liturgical change in Western Anglicanism. At its origins in the nineteenth century, the ‘Liturgical Movement’ was concerned with the ... More


The Liturgical Revolution: Prayers, Hymns, and Stained Glass

Bryan D. Spinks

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II: From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759348
eISBN:
9780191819896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759348.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

The nineteenth-century Scottish Presbyterian Churches witnessed a ‘Liturgical Revolution’. In part an expression of the wider Romantic movement, some ministers became concerned with the aesthetics of ... More


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