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Romancticism - Literature Periods & Movements

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This website gives us a detailed context of the romantic period. It tells us how the great romantic poets started. It is a very useful site, as it is essential to understand the period in order to understnd the poets and their poems. 

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Very helpful comments Bridget!
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The poetical works of John Keats

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This is a book from trove, that is quite long but very detailed ad informatve. It gives a biography of Keats and contains all of his poems. It is useful and helps us better understand the life of Keats, his poems and the meaning behind them. 

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

Samuel Taylor Coleridge- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More | The romantics | Scoop.it
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, a leader of the British Romantic movement, was born on October 21, 1772, in Devonshire, England. His father, a vicar of a parish and master of a grammar school, married twice and had fourteen children.
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This is a useful, and informative biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It gives us background information of Coleridge that helps us understand why he wrote his poetry. 

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The Romantic Period in American Literature and Art

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This video tells us about the romantic period in literature which helps to  better understand why the romatics wrote their poem, and what was going on during that time. It is easy to understand and a good visual tool. 

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Kristen Ricciardi's comment, September 11, 2013 6:28 AM
Yes, it is also clearly stated in a very easy way to understand and is a great visual tool to help further understand the period being studied
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SparkNotes: Songs of Innocence and Experience: Context

SparkNotes: Songs of Innocence and Experience: Context | The romantics | Scoop.it
A short William Blake biography describes William Blake's life, times, and work. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced Songs of Innocence and Experience.
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This is a review on the context of William Blake and his poems Songs of Innocence and Songs of experience. It is a very good site, that explains why he wrote his poems and how his experiences in life relate to his poem. It makes the understanding of his poems much more easier. 

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All poems of the poet: William Wordsworth - poems

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All poems of the poet: William Wordsworth - poems. poetry
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This website displays all the poems ever written by the Romantic poet William Wordsworth. This is a quick link to his poems. 

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History Reference Center: William Wordsworth

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This article from Epsco shows all the background imformation and life of William Wordsworth. It is quite long but is also very useful.

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History Reference Center: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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This is a bibliography of Coleridge. It is a very detailed and useful backround of coleridge which gives us some context behind his poems. 

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John Keats- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

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English Romantic poet John Keats was born on October 31, 1795, in London.
The oldest of four children, he lost both his parents
at a young age. His father, a livery-stable keeper, died when Keats was eight;
his mother died of tuberculosis six year...
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This website contains a biography of John Keats, as well as a list of all his poems. It is very useful, and brief, and gives us a better understanding of his poems. 

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Poet Seers » The Romantic Poets

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This website has a list of all the romantic poets, and links to biography's for each poet and all the poems they each wrote during their lifetime. It is a very useful site, it is brief and very informative. 

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Guide to the Paul de Man Papers

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This site (Trove) shows papers from the writings of Paul de Man about the period of Romanticism. By understanding the period we get a better undertsnading of the poets and their poems.

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SparkNotes: Wordsworth’s Poetry: Context

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A short William Wordsworth biography describes William Wordsworth's life, times, and work. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced Wordsworth’s Poetry.
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This is a review on the context of William Wordsworth  and his poems. It is a very good site, that explains why he wrote his poems and how his experiences in life relate to his poem. It makes the understanding of his poems much more easier.

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History Reference Center: William Blake

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This Artical from Ebsco shows all the background imformation of William Blake. This just gives some historical context, which is very interesting and useful. 

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Life of William Blake, with selections from his poems and other writings. A new and enl. ed. Illustrated from Blake's own works, with additional letters and a memoir of the author

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This article from Trove shows all of William Blake's historical context and all the poems he wrote during his life. It explains why he wrote each of his peoms and the context behind them. It is very interesting and helpful when studying William Blake and his poems.

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