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This publication explores the unheard of surge or oceanic feeling within the aesthetic expression of the romantic century. As secular idea started to displace the certainties of a sacral universe, the oceans that supply lifestyles to our planet provided an emblem of eternity, rooted within the event of nature instead of Biblical culture. photos of the ocean permeated the minds of the early Romantics, turned an important aspect of romantic expression, and persisted to emerge within the language, literature, artwork, and tune of the 19th century. those pages record the proof for this oceanic cognizance in the most artistic minds of that century.

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