Next Episode of The Romantics and Us with Simon Schama is
Season 1 / Episode 3 and airs on 25 September 2020 20:00
From popular revolt to the obsession with the self, even to modern nationalism, Simon Schama explores the enduring and powerful legacy the romantics have left on our modern world.
In this episode, Simon explores how romantic artists created the secular icons of the modern democratic age, whose power continues to inspire the passions of revolt to this day.
Simon explores how the romantics became the first intrepid explorers of dark recesses of the human mind, long before the modern psychological revolution. With contributions from Sir David Attenborough.
Simon Schama explores how the romantics created the secular cult of national belonging in their poetry, music and art, with enormous consequences for the modern world.
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