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Heroic Imagination: The Creative Genius of Europe from Waterloo (1815) to the Revolution of 1848 Frederic Ewen

Heroic Imagination: The Creative Genius of Europe from Waterloo (1815) to the Revolution of 1848

Frederic Ewen

Published April 1st 1984
ISBN : 9780806508955
Hardcover
742 pages
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Heroic Imagination Describes the historical period and the wide manifistation of creativity that took place between 1815 and 1848 in Europe, from Napoleons downfall in the battle of Waterloo in 1815 to the Restoration that sought to bring back theMoreHeroic Imagination Describes the historical period and the wide manifistation of creativity that took place between 1815 and 1848 in Europe, from Napoleons downfall in the battle of Waterloo in 1815 to the Restoration that sought to bring back the old order preceding the French Revolution. While revolutions and historicle events were shaping the world, the collective consciousness of the public began to integrate with the creative consciousness of the individual. The creative energies of artists, philosophers, poets, political and social thinkers emerged and produced some of the most revered artistic geniuses in history, such as Beethoven, Byron, Pushkin, Balzac, Stendhal, Victor Hugo, Delacroix, Goya, and Goethe.Frederic Ewen vividly depicts the new world of the early nineteenth century, and the assemblage of genius that produced a body of art that has become the unforgettable property of all ages.