Flashcards in 19th Century Deck (4)
What were 4 key historical facts about the 19th century?
- Working class masses were becoming increasingly impoverished.
- Revolutionary scientific discoveries (Darwin on evolution.)
- First wave feminism about legal rights.
- Divisions amongst classes were widening.
What were the key poetry movements/styles/influences in the 19th century?
- Lyric poetry emerged as a principle poetic form.
- Fin de siécle (end of 19th century).
- Gothic literature.
What was Fin de siécle?