Introduction

About Romanticism

Romanticism was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century. Romanticism was characterized by its emphasis on emotion and individualism as well as glorification of all the past and nature, preferring the medieval rather than the classical.

Architecture and Literature

During the Romanticism diverse architectonic styles appared, the most popular were:

· Neo-gothic.

· Greek.

· Neobaroque.

In literature, Romanticism found recurrent themes in the evocation or criticism of the past. 

Also, several romantic authors, such as Edgar Allan Poe, based their writings on the supernatural and human psychology.

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