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HIS1120 Final: Romanticism: Exam topics


Department
History
Course Code
HIS 1120
Professor
Tesler Mabe
Study Guide
Final

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Romanticism – The Sturm und Drang (“storm and stress”) movement
a. Definition and concept
opeople are rejecting the urban centers, the homogenous values that were
expressed there, they retreat to the country side
othe young, the students, they idealize the country side
orejection of enlightenment values and ideals, the homogenization of
individuals
ono freewill – all subject to the same rules and laws
assertions of free will
paradox
debated: the seed of Nazism
anti-logic forbearer of Nazi-ideology
“broad cultural movement that reject the enlightenment emphasis on reason and form”
to replace what they saw as the overly rational and mechanistic view
retreat from the modern (revolution)
retreat to nature
depth and feelings
Art:
landscapes, change
move away from the nation
“real values of the nation”
“common”
idea of the nation, the push it, praise it
“Nationalism of desire”
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
artists doing drugs
*music*
b. Romantic Expressions in the arts : Music
oChopin
oSchubert
oFreidrich
Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
folly of enlightenment
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