Romanticist



an adherent of in literature or art (contrasted with ).
Historical Examples

The romanticist must maintain that only what is painful can be noble and only what is lurid bright.
Character and Opinion in the United States David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

Every artist is in some measure an innovator; for his own age he is a romanticist.
The Gate of Appreciation Carleton Noyes

John, who was a romanticist, had also the desire to step forward and harangue the public.
The Growth of a Soul August Strindberg

In Flaubert, a romanticist and a Naturalist at first were blended.
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert

In Bertrand himself, republican bluntness was curiously combined with the artistic ultra-refinement of the romanticist.
Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature – 5. The Romantic School in France Georg Brandes

I am afraid I am too much of a musician not to be a romanticist.
Friedrich Nietzsche Georg Brandes

They are romanticist in temper, suggesting now Schiller and now Hugo.
Inquiries and Opinions Brander Matthews

The romanticist considered a moment, and then shook his head.
The Eternal Boy Owen Johnson

The world is all before them, and they have time to fall into all sorts of troubles which the romanticist has not thought of.
Humanly Speaking Samuel McChord Crothers

Hegel was not a romanticist, but a classic; not a naturalist, but a humanist.
History of Modern Philosophy Alfred William Benn

n.

1821; see romantic + -ist.

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