anglophile

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Synonyms for anglophile

an admirer of England and things English

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Still, most of Poniatowski's correspondence with Sir Charles is in French and it was only his visit to England that made him, as Butterwick puts it, 'a confirmed Anglophiliac'.
For Riemer, the child of emigre parents from Budapest, ambivalence rules inside academe's Anglophiliac discourse of English Literature, and a conflicting current of ambivalence besets relations to the Sydney milieu outside the bulwark of virginia-creeper covered sandstone.
In David Antin's 1981 talk piece "What It Means To Be Avant-Garde," Antin says while discussing Marjorie Perloff's criticism that "this book is only bringing the news to these outposts [he is speaking primarily of the culture of prestigious East Coast American universities] that the british empire has long since passed away and that the messages from england would no longer be coming and had not been coming for a long time and that there was a french connection as there is a russian connection and a spanish connection and for many a chinese connection or japanese connection." This is part of a stretch of Antin's text attacking the anglophiliac excesses and other absurdities perpetuated by the critic Harold Bloom.
This is a study of the Justices and their jurisprudence before John Marshall - that of the Jay and Ellsworth courts - during the period before Thomas Jefferson took office, and when the Federalist party (the Anglophiliac conservatives who served in the Washington and Adams administrations and shared the views of Washington's brilliant and accomplished secretary of the treasury, Alexander Hamilton) dominated not only the executive and the judiciary, but also the Congress.
In contrast to Williamson's rather insular Anglophiliac upbringing, Robert Drewe, a novelist and short story writer whose first book appeared in 1975, was very familiar with American culture and literature during his formative years.