The Romantics

The Romantics

Peter Ackroyd looks at a group of visionary writers who changed the way we see the world - the Romantics - and examines stories of bloodshed, political upheaval and poetry

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1. The Romantics: Liberty

How the ideas of the French Revolution inspired British writers like Blake and Wordsworth.


2. The Romantics: Nature

Man's escape from the shackles of industry and commerce to the freedom of nature.


3. The Romantics: Eternity

How the radical way Byron, Keats and Shelley lived their short lives changed the world.