The number of adepts to the Romantismo grows. In l825 Almeida Garret ‘ publishes the poem; ‘ Cames’ ‘. is with this author who is born the Romantismo in Portugal. To the side of it he appears Alexander Herculano, another incentivador of the same ideas.
The Romantismo came to translate the mentality Bourgeois. The characters acquire clearness of contours, making possible the manifestation of the primate of the feeling, making to dislocate the interest of the artists and writers for what genuinely it represented the soul of the people with its roots established in the Average Age. 9.3.A ROMANTIC POETRY – POETS AND WORKMANSHIPS: It was developed in two generations. The first one with Garret, Herculano and Castilho. It presented a poetry more than romantic intentions that if effective integration in the sensitivity of the new school. Herculano and Castilho had revealed engaged of a form or another one with the neoclssico spirit. We see a certain inhibition, a certain modesty to the ravishment of imagination and of feeling, traindo the neoclssico and racionalista finding. The merit of 1a.
generation is in having definite the principles of the new school, in having launched subjects and reasons of popular, medieval, patriotic and religious matrix, valuation of the national, historical and folclricas sources. The affirmation of nationalistic and liberal character, against the cosmopolitismo and absolutism formalist of the classic. Garret proclaimed: – We go to be we ourselves, we go to see for us, to take off of us, to copy of our nature. 2a. generation received the extreme name from romantic. It was disentailed of the neoclssico and integrated spirit in the new school formal and for sensitivity, but it did not obtain the creation of an authentically Romantic poetry and high level.