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The Romantic Period:

The Romantic period was started in 1798 and ended in 1832. This period is known as The Golden Age of Lyric or Age of Revolution. The slogan of this period was "Art for Art's Sake".

Definition of Romanticism: 

It is not only imitation but a creation with the help of imagination.

Some key features of The Romantic Period:

1. High Imagination.

2. Subjectivity. ( Use of  "I" in the poem )

3. Love for Nature.

4. Use of common language.

5.  Love for common people.

6. Supernaturalism.

7. Love for freedom and liberty.

8. Spontaneity.

9. Revolutionary Zeal.

Famous Writers of this period:

1. William Wordsworth

2. S.T. Coleridge

3. P.B. Shelley

4. John Keats

5. William Blake

6. Lord Byron

7. Jane Austen

8. Alexander Pushkin

Famous Literary works in this Period:

1. Lyrical Ballads

2. The Daffodils

3. Rainbow

4. Tintern Abbey

5. The Solitary Reaper

6. Michael

7. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

8. Biographia Literaria

9. Christabel

10. Dejection: An Ode

11.Kubla Khan

12. The Revolt of Islam

13. Prometheus Unbound

14. Adonais

15. Ode to the West Wind

16. Ode to a Skylark

17. Ozymandias

18. Ode to a Nightingale

19. Ode on a Grecian Urn 

20. Ode to Autumn

21. Isabella

22. Songs of Innocence

23. Songs of Experience

24. Don Juan

25. Child Harold's Pilgrimage

26. Pride and Prejudice

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