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Synonyms for epigone

an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer or artist of musician

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And this is a position which is altogether more compatible with his typically epigonic claim to fame as the first to record admiration for Wolfram: 'leien munt nie baz gesprach' (Wigalois, 6346).
gilded, logoed, handmade steamer trunks that open to reveal caches of mineral water and iPod-driven music systems, things that meld contemporary objects of consumer desire with epigonic nostalgia for a lost, sybaritic age.
Many new symphonies were epigonic and of inferior quality; orchestras became gradually less inclined to play new works; and many composers seemed to avoid the genre altogether.
Artele poetice sunt un patrimoniu comun, care reluat cu inteligenta (ca forma) si dublat de un continut propriu, original, duc la creatii noi, fara spirit epigonic.
I have also made reference to something that might be called (after Immermann) the epigonic problem that beset most German writers after the German Classical era of Goethe and Schiller, and perhaps shaped the assumptions of those who now critique them: after Goethe, what else was possible, and if one looks in particular at women writers, the sense of impossibility seems to be even greater.
His argument, in fact, is that the architects of Viennese Modernism belonged to a small group of "sons" who scorned their bourgeois fathers' flagging liberal politics and epigonic aesthetic values.
These men shuffle from morning to early twilight over the same hallowed ground, this shopping mall, this bastion of society for which they have toiled so long and hard so as to not be denied this, their final glory, smoother hands deeply thrust into shallow pockets while they wait for time to pass into epigonic legacy, their children, hydroponically fed, aged quickly, and on the block without a drop of blood.
His pre-war paintings were essentially epigonic, and provide in themselves a history of the impact of new French styles from primitivism to cubism, but from The Black Square onwards he explored his own variety of geometrical art, based on the presentation of a few basic shapes, standing or floating on a pure white ground.
And when Dr Winkelmann, entirely justifiably, sees that the parodic element in Schwitters's epigonic Stramm poetry has been overlooked by most interpreters (p.