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The Romantics and Us with Simon Schama

From popular revolt to the obsession with the self, even to modern nationalism, Simon Schama explores the enduring and powerful legacy the romantics have left on our modern world.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (2020 - now)
Schedule: Fridays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Episode 1x03; Sep 25, 2020

Simon Schama explores how the romantics created the secular cult of national belonging in their poetry, music and art, with enormous consequences for the modern world.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: TribesSep 25, 2020
1x02: The Chambers of the MindSep 18, 2020
1x01: Passions of the PeopleSep 11, 2020
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