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Heine - Vergiftet sind meine lieder (My songs are poisoned)

Heinrich HEINE (1797 – 1856)
German lyric poet

Vergiftet sind meine Lieder
Wie könnt’ es anders seyn?
Du hast mir ja Gift gegossen
In’s blühende Leben hinein. 102 more words


The Movement of Romanticism

Romanticism is a movement in the arts and literature which originated in the late 18th century, emphasizing inspiration, subjectivity, and the primacy of the individual. By the late 18th century in France and Germany, literary taste began to turn from classical and neoclassical conventions. 558 more words

British Literature

Those Romanticists

They got something right for sure. In case you didn’t know, Romanticism was an 18th century artistic/intellectual (whatever you prefer) movement in Europe. Why am I telling you this? 223 more words

Concrete Oasis

Swaying until the final swallowed drop The last viscous dripping
Sliding swimming swooping sweeping
Taking giving
Brushing bruising bringing
The throngs of ticking and tocking… 99 more words


The Course of Empire: Commentary, Part 2 of 2

We last left off with covering the first two paintings in Thomas Cole’s series, “The Course of Empire.” Now, we shall finish with his final three paintings and one will be able to judge for themselves what was the essence of Romanticist philosophy and ideology and whether what the majority associates culture and civilization with, is actually culture and civilization at all! 1,308 more words



In distorted content
The breezes of bliss
Blow by

The breezeblocks braking no bones
With bruises of wooden debris
The seeking soaring storms
Of calm yet raging flows… 33 more words