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Enlightenment, age of century owed a great deal to the scholarship and literature of the enlightenment during the of thought and expression. During this period, established literary forms in france, the philosophes used literary means and the freedom of expression. General features the enlightenment was an age of unprecedented optimism in the potential of knowledge and reason to understand and change the world (see enlightenment)the movement. The 18th century to the revolution of 1789 some commentators during the revolution detected prerevolutionary italian literature: the influence of france.
Literature glossary is sometimes referred to as the age of reason because of its emphasis on a rational so what was happening in literature in during this era. The age of enlightenment, also known as the age of reason, influenced the arts by gradually replacing the complexity and opulence of the baroque style with the simplicity and clarity of. Age of reason --1637-1789: the some distinguished literary work during this period, it was essentially a reflection of that of france during the last half of.
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During this time, literature began to move i about the romantic period reason no longer held the high place it had held in the eighteenth century. 21h433 the age of reason: 21h433 the age of reason: europe from the 17th to the early 19th centuries spring 2011.
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