libertine


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Synonyms for libertine

Synonyms for libertine

an immoral or licentious person

marked by an absence of conventional restraint in sexual behavior; sexually unrestrained

Synonyms for libertine

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In conjunction with his investigation of the semantic instability of terms like virtue and prudence, Fielding offers perhaps the archetypal example of the evolving libertinism in his Tom Jones, his taxonomic "good-natur'd Libertine" (962) who continues to subscribe to libertine elements like the disruption enabled by social privilege, power, appetite, alcohol, and sexuality, but with the recognition that excess in their usage, once held to be subversively normative, has been left behind.
Here the libertine is John Thorpe, a minor character acting with feigned sophistication masking his sinister, manipulative, even abusive intentions.
In all of the above cases and more, the sexual libertine philosophy nipping at the heels of feminism focuses on individual choice and pleasure without any analysis of the power dynamics in sexual behavior.
HENDERSON PRESENTS, WOLF CREEK, THE MATADOR, SCARY MOVIE 4, THE LIBERTINE, LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN, a sequel to SIN CITY, SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS, CLERKS II, BOBBY, and any other statements relating to such new or potential releases that are not historical statements of fact.
It would be the third Libertine bar, following from its first venue in Shrewsbury and second in Aberystwyth which opened just over a year ago.
IT seems like only yesterday that on/off Libertines front man and all-round bad boy of pop Pete Doherty was making the headlines for drinking, swearing, fighting, burgling the house of his bandmates - and was on his way to Newcastle for a gig with his breakout band Babyshambles.
THE Libertines may have reunited for a headlining slot at this year's Reading and Leeds festival but singer/guitarist Carl Barat can't shake off questions about the band.
She has urged the mayor to intervene before there was an "explosion of libertine behaviour in non-nudist areas" of the town.
Swapping his acoustic for an electric guitar and vice versa, he made each song sound special from a set list full of Dirty Pretty Things and Libertine gems, including Time For Heroes, Up The Bracket, and Bang, Bang You're Dead.
This biography focuses on the intriguing private life of this irrepressible libertine.
The Libertine is awash with some great one-liners and the central character's disregard for convention is rather appealing.
Of course, there had to be a morning after all of the licentiousness, and - considering the state of the sanitation arts back then - it must have looked as venereally horrible as it appears in ``The Libertine.
And, as we will see, much in line with what critics like Lebrun or Bataille felt was the revolting physicality of Sade's text, it is not so much the "pleasure" of the voice that the libertine Castle of Silling highlights, but rather its intolerably pressing command to obey, and consequently, its irresistible socially binding power.
Thus textual jouissance replaces sexual jouissance as the real climax of any libertine adventure.
CARDIFF will get a new cocktail bar when Shrewsbury-based operator The Libertine opens its latest venue in the city.