European Literature: Age of Reason and Enlightenment Video

Video title: Reason and Enlightenment

Watch this History of World and European Literature video entitled The Age of Reason and Enlightenment to study the scientific and philosophic quest for knowledge that dominated the Age of Reason, and the intellectual ideals that advanced individual freedoms.

Gain an insight into the scientific and philosophic quest for knowledge that dominated the Age of Reason, and the intellectual ideal that advanced individual freedoms.

 

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European Literature: Age of Reason and Enlightenment Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • The Age of Reason Literature. Learn about European and World Literature in The Era of Reason and Enlightenment. Survey European literature from the Age of Reason to World War 2. Learn why in the past, the vast majority of writers were men.
  • Gain insight to the scientific and philosophic quest for knowledge that dominated the Age of Reason, and the intellectual ideals that advanced individual freedoms.
  • Contrast the Romantic movement, which extolled the expression of the imagination and feelings, with the extreme naturalism characteristic of Emile Zola's works, in which the realities of the world are examined precisely and without idealization.
  • Explain how the theories of Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein influenced the form and content of literary works.
  • Survey modern European literature from the end of the nineteenth century to World War 2, an era that witnessed rapid social changes, the accelerating introduction of new technologies, and the tumult of warfare and widespread economic depression.
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