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Synonyms for aesthete

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


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As Elisabeth Chang notes, British aesthetes tend to draw upon Chinese gardens "as a displaced location for internal critique" (100).
Learned, over his entire career, from Vico, Hegel, as well as the odd aesthete, Yeats appropriates this self-reflexive dialectic of revisionism, in which he returns to the origins of the tradition, remaking its fateful history, to divine the future of his imagination, his creative career, and his hope for symbolic immortality.
Characterized by its classic and traditional design aesthetic, Herschel has culled a strong following of outdoor enthusiasts and style aesthetes as well.
My bad luck was that I'd unwittingly sat at the "aesthetes" table.
The Stoke style is not built for aesthetes but not everyone can play like Swansea.
Boswell writes that "Wallace's desperate drug addicts are essentially 'aesthetes' in Kierkegaard's famous formulation" (138).
The section is entitled "Total Waugh: Dandies and Queer Aesthetes on the Home Front." The pun is misleading, since Deer focuses on Ambrose Silk in Put Out More Flags and Basil Seal Rides Again, Anthony Blanche in Brideshead Revisited, and Ludovic and Ivor Claire in Sword of Honour.
Post Campus, NY) focuses in particular on the Cannibal Club and the Aesthetes, men's clubs whose members, e.g, writer Oscar Wilde, poet A.C.
And the subjects of Chesterton's biographies were chosen in large part for their value as ammunition in Chesterton's ongoing battle with the decadents and aesthetes. Not only Shaw but also Browning and even Blake are characterized and valued by the degree to which their work can be seen as posing a challenge or correction to aestheticism.
The ultrastructure of the aesthetes of Leptachitan asellus (Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurina).
H&LA initially sprang forth from the union of two New York City aesthetes, DJ-producer Andrew Butler and the androgynous Mercury Prize-winning singer Antony (as in Antony and the Johnsons).
Each to his own tastes: while the GRAND CARRERA Calibre 6 RS, on which the Rotating System is assigned to small seconds at 6 o'clock, is clearly intended for aesthetes in search of classic yet sporting elegance, globetrotters will find the GRAND CARRERA Calibre 8 RS GRAND DATE GMT simply irresistible.
Computer geeks as well as aesthetes will love this volume, which presents color photos of vintage computers, including many details of their components, in the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, accompanied by the brief historic and technical notes of Alderman.