John Donne (the founder), Herbert, Crashaw, H. Vaughan, Marvell..., Occured in the late 17th century; these poets explained the nature of being and the world
Topics included property, space, time, existence...
The Club/Literary Club
formed by Dr. Johnson at the suggestion of Joshua Reynolds in the winter of 1763-4; included Goldsmith and Burke, as well as Percy, Garrick, Boswell, C.J. Fox
First Romantic Movement
Examples include Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, and Blake; later was Gray and Cowper, who showed pre-Romantic tendencies
Horace, Walpole, Monk Lewis
Second Romantic Movement
Byron, Shelley, and Keats;
also called, "The Tractarian Movement"; a movement during the late 1830s and early 1840s within the church of England that affirmed patterns of worship based on thought to have existed in the ancient Church; John Henry Newman, R.H. Froude, and others... "Tracts for the Times"
a group of artists, poets, and critics; characterized by fidelity to nature, moral seriousness; the movement saw itself as a revolt against the ugliness of modern life and dress; members included John Everett Millais, D.G. Rossetti, W. Holman, Hunt, and others; the group later recruited William Morris and Walter Horatio Pater; the movement's champion was John Ruskin
English poets of the 17th century, who came from the classes that supported King Charles I during the English Civil War. Much of their poetry is light in style, and generally secular in subject.
Robert Herrick, Richard Lovelace, Ben Jonson
John Milton, Andrew Marvell, Abraham Cowley, Edmund Waller
Thomas Carlyle, John Henry Newman, John Stuart Mill
Matthew Arnold, John Ruskin, Walter Pater
Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray, George Eliot, and Anthony Trollope
Opposed to Victorian
Samuel Butler, Lewis Carrol, George Meredith
Tennyson, Arnold, and Browning