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Synonyms for aesthete

one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature


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This becomes the focus of Housman's elegiac poetry, as he loses the object of his affection to the middle-class, heterosexual aims of the unassuming, science-minded-and heterosexual-Jackson, who mocks esthetes and fails to realize that his friend is in love with him.
The first and longest section, bearing the volume's title, is a rich compendium of critical studies about the author's literary (and personal) models: writers, thinkers, and esthetes, including Bela Hamvas, Nandor Varkonyi, and Laszlo Nemeth, her primary idols.
They came together in shared commitment to anti-Stalinist Left politics, but they were really esthetes first and political people second.
Antonin Artaud, in an essay entitled "No More Masterpieces," says: "Let us leave textual criticism to graduate students, formal criticism to esthetes and recognize that what has been said is not still to be said .
the painters and esthetes of Diaghilev's 'World of Art' circle" (p.
No one will sigh over it except the unimaginative well-fed, well-housed, and well-clothed esthetes who are miraculously able to extract color and fascination out of human misery and degradation.
There is little chance that future esthetes will find themselves poring over Cunningham's oeuvre, but archivists and cultural historians will probably bless his name.
Le programme de cette plate forme, premiere dans son genre a Essaouira, integrant exposition d'artistes peintres marocains, ateliers d'art et une table ronde pour debattre et echanger entre artistes createurs, acteurs associatifs et chercheurs esthetes.
Pour ces femmes esthetes, le tapis est plus qu'une marchandise et un gagne-pain, il revet aussi une valeur artistique, en ce sens que le tissage represente egalement, a leurs yeux, un moyen d'exprimer leurs sentiments, d'attenuer quelque peu les dures conditions de vie dans cette region montagneuse.