The Romantics And Us

The Romantics And Us catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 3 - Tribes

4.0 42 x
Simon shows how the Romantics created the secular cult of national belonging with enormous world consequences. From the music of Chopin to the poetry of Burns, Simon looks at their rediscovery of tradition, folktales & myths.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Chambers Of The Mind

4.0 34 x
Simon reveals how the Romantics were the first explorers of the unconscious and examines the writings of Victor Hugo, the prints of Piranesi and the works of Coleridge, Wordsworth and Thomas de Quincey.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Passions Of The People

4.3 55 x
Popular revolt. Our obsession with the self. Modern nationalism. In this series, Simon Schama reveals how these ideas, forged by the Romantics during a century-long revolution in art and culture, still impact our lives today.