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Synonyms for Baroque

Synonyms for Baroque

elaborately and heavily ornamented

Synonyms for Baroque

the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe

elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century


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having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation

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This analysis deals with the intertextualities that exist between these Italian poets and the French neo-petrarchan baroque poets who wrote between 1570 and 1620.
pen name of Andreas Greif, 1616 - 1664) German baroque poet and dramatist.
169), reassuringly reminding his somewhat incredulous early twenty-first-century reader that, even in his verse, Germany's most notoriously erotic baroque poet found sexual fulfilment in the marriage bed.
A journey such as Ludwig's has to end with a big sendoff, a gala ball whose guests include, among others, Franz Schumann, the Spanish Baroque poet Gongora, and Salome, who does her dance.
Moreover, some contemporary critics now tend to grant the Baroque poet the same kind of postmodern consciousness found in the theoretics of the so-called "enemies of presence" - Derrida, Barthes, Lacan, Foucault, etc.
For the baroque poet as for the mystic, the world is essentially evil.
As a scholar of Golden Age Spanish poetry, I often work with the Latin authors, especially Ovid, whom Renaissance and Baroque poets imitated and translated.
Waller fares far better, as might be expected, with Petrarchan courtly love poetry, whose parallels with Virgin worship have long been noted; or with Baroque poets such as Crashaw, whose intensity and extravagance are far closer to the tenor of medieval devotion.
This chapter reveals a wide variety of "functions" performed by angels, who are employed by the Polish Baroque poets to meditate on divine love, philosophy, and ethics.
Here, as the author notes, disgust "allows some baroque poets to up the ante in the search for daring metaphors and astonishing effects" (160).
Similar to the mystical process present in some of the poems of Spanish Baroque poets, such as San Juan de la Cruz and Fray Luis de Leon, these poems are a concise poetic reflection of a search for truth.