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American Romantics - American Literature - Romantic Period

Find essential information about the Romantic period in American Literature, which included writers like Washington Irving, Emerson, Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathanial Hawthorne, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, and others.
  1. Cooper, James Fenimore
  2. Dickinson, Emily
  3. Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  4. Irving, Washington
  5. Twain, Mark
  6. Whitman, Walt

American Romantic Period - Portraits of Writers
American Romantic Period - Portraits of Writers

Romantic Period Fiction - American Literature
The Romantic Period originated in Germany. Writers like Wordsworth and Coleridge are famous Romantic writers in England. In American literature, famous writers like Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, and Nathaniel Hawthorne created fiction during the Romantic Period in the United States. Explore the American fiction from the Romantic Period.

Romantic Period Poetry - American Literature
American poets like Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Edgar Allan Poe were inspired by nature, patriotism, and religion to create inspirational and experimental poetic works. Read more about American poems from the Romantic Period.

American Romanticism
"The glory years were 1850-1855. What was it in American culture and British influences that led to the incredible flowering of masterpieces in this era: Emerson's 'Representative Men,' Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter,' 'The House of Seven Gables,' Melville's 'Moby-Dick' and 'Pierre,' Thoreau's 'Walden,' and Whitman's 'Leaves of Grass.'

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