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Romantic Poetry in Context

Literary Contexts: British Poetry

The Romantic movement grew out of the Age of Enlightenment, nurturing the idea of the importance of the imagination — and then letting it run wild. This video explains the historical context behind the poetry of Romantics including Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats and Byron, discussing historical events, recurring themes and how the movement was received during its time. It provides a valuable accompaniment for senior secondary English students.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 10 min
Series: Literary Contexts: British Poetry
Printable Resources: Yes

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