Romanticism

the sublime is what moves us by its magnitude and power superior to human faculties; Nature, the cosmos, the greatness and depth of thought Longinos classical art was that play one is set, the real thing, and your images could be identified with the idea of the artist; romantic art was that represent or indicate rather infinity and veiase forced to draw inspiration from a system of traditional symbols and parables fine imagination, and intellectual things made incredible efforts to express with material images what is purely intellectual H. Heine a time impossible to forget by the geniuses that were therein in many disciplines. Reminds us in this regard Juan Andres Martino, romanticism is an artistic, political, social and ideological revolution so important that live still today many of its principles: freedom, individualism, democracy, nationalism, etc. Between 1770 and 1800 Europe slept absolutist and neoclassical and rose Democrat and romantic. Thanks to the English industrial revolution (1760-1840), who develops a bourgeois class and the foundations of liberalism; Thanks to the French Revolution (1789), which proclaims the principles of liberty, equality and fraternity; Thanks also to the American Revolution with its Declaration of independence (1776), which makes its center of the rights of man and establishes the Republic as the form of Government and the people as the sole source of power; Thanks to all these facts the freedom replaces tyranny, absolute power is limited and democracy stands in ideal of Government. It is difficult to define what is romanticism. Its revolutionary character is unquestioned.

It represents a break with a tradition, a previous order and a hierarchy of cultural and social values, in the name of a real freedom. It is projected in all arts and constitutes the essence of modernity. Although the unanimity of the Romantic movement resides in a way of feeling and conceive man, nature and life, each country produces a romantic movement in particular, distinct; even each national romanticism develops different trends.

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