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Who applied the term \ Romantic\ to the literary period dating from 1785 to 1830?
Wordsworth because he wanted to distinguish his poetry and the poetry of his friends from that of the ancien r\'gime, especially satire
English historians half a century after the period ended
\ The Satanic School\ of Byron, Percy Shelley, and their followers
Oliver Goldsmith in The Deserted Village (1770)
Wordsworth described all good poetry as
the rhythmic expression of moral intuition
the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings
the polite patter of a corrupted age
the divine gift of grace
What did Byron deride with his scathing reference to \ 'Peddlers, ' and 'Boats, ' and 'Wagons'!\?
the neo-classical influence of Pope and Dryden
the clumsiness of Shakespeare's plots
the Orientalist fantasies of Coleridge
Wordsworth's devotion to the ordinary and everyday
Which of the following texts published in the 1790s did not epitomize the radical social thinking stimulated by the French Revolution?
Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Men
Paine's Rights of Man
Godwin's Enquiry Concerning Political Justice
Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France
Which of the following factors did not contribute to the growth of the reading public in this period?
The notoriety of the Lake School
Technological developments, such as the steam-driven printing press
Innovations in retailing, such as the cut-price sale of remaindered books
Increased literacy, thanks in large part to Sunday schools
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