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Definition of Romanticism

Romanticism

  1. A fondness for romantic characteristics or peculiarities; specifically, in modern literature, an aiming at romantic effects; -- applied to the productions of a school of writers who sought to revive certain medi/val forms and methods in opposition to the so-called classical style.

Romanticism Quotations

You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski

To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.
Charles Baudelaire

Only the really young are fearless, have the optimism, the romanticism to take unimaginable risks.
Olivia Wilde

I don't know where my romanticism comes from. My mom and dad would read to me a lot. 'Treasure Island,' 'Robinson Crusoe,' tales of chivalry and knights, things like that. Those are the stories I loved growing up.
Daniel Radcliffe

The North American intellectual tradition began, I maintain, in the encounter of British Romanticism with assertive, pragmatic North American English - the Protestant plain style in both the U.S. and Canada, with its no-nonsense Scottish immigrants.
Camille Paglia
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Romanticism Translations

romanticism in Dutch is romantiek
romanticism in Finnish is romantiikka
romanticism in German is Romantik
romanticism in Hungarian is romantika, romanticizmus
romanticism in Italian is romanticismo
romanticism in Swedish is romantik