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Emily Faulconer Introduction events Romantic Period 1695: Prepublication censorship of books required. 1737: Censor on dramas 1764: Start of gothic fiction. / Horace Walpole / Castle of Otranto 1776: American declaration of Independence. Beginning of a ‘new era’ 1776: Call for maintaining the free operation of economic laws via book. / Adam Smith / The Wealth of Nations 1783: American’s defeat British and end Revolutionary war 1789: Democratic revolution in France 1790: Book published in response to the Revolution / Edmund Burke / Revolution in France 1790: Book published in response to Edmund Burke’s book / Mary Wollstonecraft / A Vindication of the Rights of Men 1790: New ability for poets and writers to write about things that ‘are’ from what used to be imagined. “What is now proved, was once, only imagin’d” / William Godwin/ The Marriage of Heaven 179192: Call for a democratic republic in Britain via book. / Thomas Paine / Rights of Man 1792: English sympathizers drop off following several nasty events such as: September Massacres, execution of king and queen, new French republic, invasion of Rhinelands and Netherlands, etc. 1792 & 1809: Riots in Covent Garden. Violence linked to drama. 1793: Inspiration for Shelley and Wordsworth. / William Godwin / Enquiry Concerning Political Justice 1797: Satirist categorization of female literature in a book. / Richard Polwhele / The Unsex’d Females 1797: Foretelling of a shift in aesthetic doctrine via magazine. / Mary Wollstonecraft / Monthly Magazine Essay 1802: Distinction made between the worth of a ‘Man of Science’ and a ‘Poet by Wordsworth. / William Wordsworth / Lyrical Ballads 1802 & 1809: Critics get more audacious. / Random snarky critics / Edinburgh Review & Quarterly 1807: Play published without permission without punishment or any kind of action. Emphasis on lack of restriction on publishers compared to the past. / Southey / Wat Tyler 1814: Reviewers stop sarcastically considering novels as commodities (pfft. Reviewers gosh.) 1814: The ‘novelist’ and the ‘historian’ encroach on each other’s territory. 1815: Massive unemployment caused by end of war enlargement of work force plus dramatic reduction of call for manufactured goods. 1817: Radical publisher William Hone narrowly escapes conviction for blasphemy. 1819: Workers organize meeting to initiate reform of parliament. 9 killed and hundreds injured in Peterloo massacre. 1820: Familiar essay developed by a group of writers. / Hazlitt, Lamb, and De Quincey 1820: Ban on Shelley’s drama, / Percy Shelley / The Cenci 1823: Comment on the idea of a writing woman. “[a learned lady] is a creature of modern growth, and capable of existing only in such times as the present” / Anonymous critic / Unknown 1832: Typically agreed upon start of the romantic period with the reformation of British parliament 1833: Parliament ends slavery. 1928: Britain acquires universal adult suffrage.
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