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The term neo-romanticism is synonymous with post-Romanticism or late Romanticism.

This movement embraces the period from about 1880 to about 1910, in the UK dated by some people between 1930 and 1950. It is considered a reaction on naturalism. The naturalist stresses external observation, the neo-romanticist adds feeling, internal observation. Many books of authors from this period tend to be philosophical and historical.

The artists in this period drew their inspiration from artists of the age of romanticism. Important characteristics: longing for perfect love, imaginary paradise, death, history.

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