|Playwright||Milne, A. A.;|
|Play||The Romantic Age;|
|People Involved||Jay, Josephine; Shappard, William;|
The Romantic Age
McCord Theatre Museum
|Alternative Text||Pictured on stage left Josephine Jay sits as William Sheppard pictured right, laying on the floor face each other in conversation.|
The Romantic Period of English literature has a strong emphasis on feeling. This period of literature brought new wave of fresh ideas of freedom to England which is something that was needed. This period of English literature had a new dependence on its audience. In this period there was opposition to the Enlightenment as well as a lack of higher of morality which birthed Romanticism.
Beer, John Bernard, and Richard Beadle. “English Literature.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 4 Feb. 2019, www.britannica.com/art/English-literature/The-Romantic-period.