Comperative Study of Antony Cleapetra and All for Love

Topics: Romanticism, Edgar Allan Poe, Literary movements Pages: 4 (1010 words) Published: August 23, 2013
List of literary movements
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This is a list of modern literary movements: that is, movements after the Renaissance. These terms, helpful for curricula or anthologies, evolved over time to group certain writers who are often loosely related. Some of these movements (such as Dada and Beat) were defined by the members themselves, while other terms (the metaphysical poets, for example) emerged decades or centuries after the periods in question. Ordering is approximate, as there is considerable overlap. These are movements either drawn from or influential for literature in the English language. Amatory fiction

Romantic fiction written in the 18th and 19th centuries. oNotable authors: Eliza Haywood, Delarivier Manley
Cavalier Poets
17th-century English royalist poets, writing primarily about courtly love, called Sons of Ben (after Ben Jonson). oNotable authors: Richard Lovelace, William Davenant
Metaphysical poets
17th-century English movement using extended conceit, often (though not always) about religion. oNotable authors: John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell The Augustans
18th century literary movement based chiefly on classical ideals, satire and skepticism. oNotable authors: Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift
Romanticism
19th century (1800 to 1860) movement emphasizing emotion and imagination, rather than logic and scientific thought. Response to the Enlightenment. oNotable authors: Victor Hugo, Lord Byron and Camilo Castelo Branco Gothic novel

Fiction in which Romantic ideals are combined with an interest in the supernatural and in violence. oNotable authors: Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker
Lake Poets
A group of Romantic poets from the English Lake District who wrote about nature and the sublime. oNotable authors: William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge American Romanticism
Distinct from European Romanticism, the American form emerged somewhat later,...
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