Romantismus (Aj)

Téma prezentace: Romantismus

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Tato prezentace je zaměřena jak na literaturu, tak i na architekturu a umění v období romantismu. Je v anglickém jazyce, tudíž vhodná do hodin angličtiny.



—Romanticism – A New Trend

—The outline



—Visual arts



Basic characteristics

—an artistic, literary and intellectual movement

—Europe: the end of the 18th century

—peak: from 1800 to 1850

—reaction to the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Enlightenment, scientific rationalization of nature

—visual arts, music, and literature

—associated with liberalism,radicalism

—rejection of rules, social conventions, idealization, logic, reason

—beauty of nature

—focus on senses, human personality, emotions, imagination and potential

—a new view of the artist

—a preoccupation with the genius, the hero


—Basic characteristics


—interest in folk culture, national and ethnic cultural origins and the medieval era

—interest in the exotic, the mysterious



—medieval romance

—Lyrical Ballads of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

—exotic and the mysterious X the elegant formality and artificiality of prevailing Classical forms of literature.

—themes: criticism of the past, the cult of “sensibility” with its emphasis on women and children, the isolation of the artist or narrator and respect for nature

—an interest in the rural and natural

—love of nature

—spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings


—Romantic hero

—rejects established norms and conventions

—rejected by society

—focus on the character’s thoughts rather than his or her actions.

—First in works by Byron, Keats

—the self as the center of his/her own existence

—Example: Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice

—Notable Writers


Robert Burns, William Blake

—First Generation Romantics

– William Wordsworth, S.T. Coleridge, R. Southey

—Second Generation Romantics

– George Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats

Novel in the Romantic Period

Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, Walter  Scott, Bronte sisters

—Visual arts

—Landscape, storms, apocalyptic paintings, paintings in watercolour

—dramatic effects of light, atmosphere, and colour

—bizarre, pathetic, or extravagantly heroic

—Caspar David Friedrich,
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog 1818

—John William Waterhouse, The Lady of Shalott, 1888

Johan Christian Dahl 
Outbreak of the Vesuvius

—Thomas ColeChildhood, one of the 4 scenes in The Voyage of Life, 1842


  • imitations of older architectural styles
  • Gothic revival: Characterized by bright and soaring spaces, use of large windows, linear building designs, statues, pointed arches


—The English Landscape Garden

  • carefully planned to look unplanned
  • irregularly spaced clumps of trees, little lakes and rivers instead of symmetrical basins and canals


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