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the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth

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the state of being actual or real

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(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived

an artistic movement in 19th century France

(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that abstract concepts exist independent of their names

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Ethical realism can coincide with aesthetic realism, but need not, suggests Lansdown, and whereas English literature in both the 18th century and the 19th demonstrate the presence of aesthetic realism, ethical realism is a particular feature of Romantic literature precisely because Romantic writers like Mary Shelly gravitated beyond the moral-psychology realm Fielding represents into a realm of problematic and existential seriousness in which human nature was seen in a very different light.
My current work is about magical realism in Arabic and Hebrew.
Critique: As informed and informative as it is thoughtful and thought-provoking, Jonathan Barron's "How Robert Frost Made Realism Matter" is an inherently fascinating read and a "must" for all Robert Frost enthusiasts and academics.
Realism allows for a serious representation of petty bourgeois or working-class heroes and of their life as representative, important, and often tragic, rather than comical.
Thus we see that this realism is cynical towards life and has no hope to good end of humans.
Skrentny, After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace (Princeton: Princeton University Press 2014)
Realism has been the bread-and-butter of Canadian theatre for a long time.
com)-- Cavalier Galleries is pleased to present Contemporary Realism, a group exhibition focusing on the American Realism movement by highlighting the gallery's diverse stable of artists.
In this book Lorna Robinson takes Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Cien anos de soledad as a basis for exploring magical realism in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
On reaching the end of this book, you are left with the impression of having experienced, through description, numerous convincing examples of magic realism in East Central European cinema, and understanding why this style is useful to filmmakers from the region.
Close readings of specific works by Champfleury demonstrate how his texts play with seeming contradictions and this very self-conscious play encourages us to rethink our entire understanding of realism, even and not in spite of realism in its most "naive" state.
404-1(d), and realize that the FAR requires you to perform cost realism analysis to determine the probable cost of performance for each offeror.
In two experiments, one conducted in-person and the other online, participants were primed to consider a belief in either moral realism (the notion that morals are like facts) or moral antirealism (the belief that morals reflect people's preferences) during a solicitation for a charitable donation.
des Saarlandes, Germany) present theoretical reflections and case studies of selected texts illustrating issues of realism versus anti-realism in (primarily) 20th century global literature.
Realism's Empire is an ambitious attempt to link 19th-century literary Realism to the historical and cultural context of European imperialism.