The romanticists were attacked in an amusing satire, Les Voyages et aventures de M.
The romanticists found their philosopher in a most remarkable man, Soren Aaby Kierkegaard (1813-1855), one of the most subtle thinkers of Scandinavia, and the author of some brilliant philosophical and polemical works.
From the philosophic movement, in which Schiller and the Romanticists were so deeply involved, Goethe stood apart.
The view of the romanticists was as one-sided as any that had gone before.
On the side of the Academy they were vigorously attacked by Per Adam Wallmark (1777-1858), to whom they replied in a satire which was the joint work of several of the romanticists, Markall's Sleepless Nights.