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    1. Romantic-Era Literature Miriam L. Wallace, New College of Florida

    3. Improving the British Landscape Lancelot Capability Brown, Chatsworth aro. 1760 Englands Gardener

    4. Enclosure & Modernisation Interior Improvements by Henry Repton (1752-1818) Before> After>

    5. View of Eton College

    6. Hobbess Leviathan: Visions of the Monarch

    7. George III & Sugar Boycott

    8. The Decade of Revolutions

    9. Revolution Abroad; Controversy at home

    10. Britain & the Slave Trade Am I Not a Man and a Brother? 1787 Wedgwood medallion copied from the seal of the Anti-Slavery Society. Wedgwood and Sons Ltd. Trustees of the Wedgwood Museum, Barlaston, Staffordshire, England.

    11. Rise of the British Navy Horatio Nelson, fatally wounded at Battle of Trafalgar, 1805 Press ganging, circa 1803-07

    12. Mutiny in the British Navy, 1789-1798 Bounty Mutiny, 1789 Nore Mutiny, 1797 (pictured; Escape of HMS Clyde, William Joy, 1830, Greenwich Maritime Museum, UK) Mutiny at Spithead, 1797 Hermione Mutiny, 1797

    13. David Garrick between Tragedy & Comedy b. 1717, d. 1779 Actor Theatre manager natural school of acting

    14. Circulating Library hibiscus-sinensis.com/ regency/stores.htm

    15. First floor interior of Temple of the Muses (Lackington Allen) as it looked in 1809 hibiscus-sinensis.com/ regency/stores.htm

    16. Womens Writing 1780-1830 Joseph Wright of Derby, Girl Reading Letter, 1760-62

    17. Women and Reading And what are you reading, Miss ? Oh! it is only a novel! replies the young lady, while she lays down her book with affected indifference, or momentary shame. It is only Cecilia, or Camilla, or Belinda; or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. (Northanger Abbey)

    18. Representing the Woman Writer Elizabeth Inchbald, 1753-1821 actress Playwright (Such Things Are, The Mogul Tale, The Massacre, etc.) Novelist (Simple Story, Nature and Art) theater critic anthologist for British Theatre 1806-09 & Modern Theatre 1811

    19. Edmund Burkes Sublime & Beautiful Sublime: masculine, huge, awe-inspiring, rugged, astonishing & overwhelming, terror, pain. Beautiful:feminine, diminutive, lovely, delicate, domestic, pleasure.

    20. 18th-Century Landscape

    21. Late eighteenth-century Landscape suggests interior psychology, not relation to property Powdered hair Roughness of trees Faithful dog Active, movement

    22. The Grand Tour & Collecting

    23. Representing the Grand Tour

    24. Romantic traveler & the Sublime Size & solitude of human figure Awe-inspiring landscape Mountains, waterfalls, sublime Unfamiliar, untouched landscape Rugged, rough, not pretty

    25. The Bard John Martin 1817

    26. Detail from The Bard Enthusiasm Inspiration (note the wind) Genius

    27. William Blake God creating Adam: Paradise Lost

    28. Henry Fuseli The Nightmare, 1781

    29. Joseph Wright of Derby Experiment on a bird with an air pump 1768

    30. Joseph Wright An Iron Forge, 1772

    31. Picturesque or Sublime?

    32. Picturesque or Sublime?

    33. Thomas The Bard, 1774

    34. Clothing and Fashion From 18th-century to Regency

    35. Mid-18th-Century

    36. Tight Lacing, or Fashion Before Ease Aro. 1770-1774 By John Collet

    37. Aro. 1795 Manteau dress Turban headress Natural hair See Cathy Deckers Regency Fashion Page http://locutus.ucr.edu/~cathy/reg3.html

    38. Regency Evening dress 1797 dress Lightweight muslins, etc. High-waisted Natural hair w/ribbons or feathers Bare arms

    39. Regency Fashion James Gillray Fashionable Mamma, or the Convenience of Modern Dress Aro. 1796

    40. Regency Fashion for Men George Beau Brummel, circa 1805 Note change in colors, fabrics, etc. What kind of masculinity is this?

    41. Activities of the dandy

    42. The Dandy at his toilet Exaggeration of clothing style Size of mirror Toilet table: Compare to Belindas in Rape of the Lock Miniature poodle

    43. Satire of Regency Fashion

    44. The Romantic Poets

    45. Romantic-era Writers First Generation: Charlotte Smith, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Anna Barbauld, William Blake The Shelley Circle Byron, Shelley, Mary Godwin Shelley, Polidori, etc. The Cockney School John Keats, John Clare The Lake Poets William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Dorothy Wordsworth

    46. Romantic-era Writers Poets as unacknowledged legislators of the world. Poetry is emotion recollected in tranquillity; written in the real language of men; Imagination vs. fancy

    47. George Gordon, Lord Byron 1788-1824 Painted aro. 1813 by Richard Westall 1798 becomes Baron Byron of Rochdale 1824 dies of fever while fighting for Greek independence Portrait of Byron, aro 1815?Portrait of Byron, aro 1815?

    48. Lord Byron on his deathbed Joseph-Denis Odevaere, c 1826 Death of ByronDeath of Byron

    49. Mary Shelley 1797-1851 (Rothwell, 1840)

    50. John Keats 1795-1821

    51. Death of Shelley

    52. William Wordsworth, 1770-1850 Poet Laureate 1843-1850

    53. William Wordsworth, 1770-1850 Poet Laureate 1843-1850

    54. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772-1834

    55. Map of England