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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John Ashbery 1927-2017 Romanticism, New York School
Léonie Adams 1899-1988 Romanticism, Metaphysical Poet
Alfred Noyes 1880-1958 Romanticism
W. B. Yeats 1865-1939 Romanticism
Robert Louis Stevenson 1850-1894 Romanticism
Emily Dickinson 1830-1886 Romanticism
Walt Whitman 1819-1892 Romanticism
Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849 Romanticism
Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1806-1861 Romanticism
John Keats 1795-1821 Romanticism