poem index



Romantic poets cultivated individualism, reverence for the natural world, idealism, physical and emotional passion, and an interest in the mystic and supernatural. They set themselves in opposition to the order and rationality of classical and neoclassical artistic precepts to embrace freedom and revolution in their art and politics.

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W. B. Yeats 1865-1939 Romanticism
William Wordsworth 1770-1850 Romanticism
Walt Whitman 1819-1892 Romanticism
Robert Louis Stevenson 1850-1894 Romanticism
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822 Romanticism
Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849 Romanticism
Alfred Noyes 1880-1958 Romanticism
John Keats 1795-1821 Romanticism
Emily Dickinson 1830-1886 Romanticism
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772-1834 Romanticism