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Synonyms for aesthete

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


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Thain's thoughtfully meticulous introduction and opening chapter define key terms in The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism--lyric, aestheticism, decadence, modernity--and explain that the poetry selected for inclusion "can be broadly characterized both by a self-proclaimed lack of interest in overt critique of modernity in its content, and ...
The ceremony in Dubai has been culminated the launch of this outstanding masterpiece of aestheticism. The Marketing Head of Huawei Devices and Terminal Department for Pakistan -Mr.
And a curse is what Ghana, as a country, has done with its talents--talents of aestheticism, talents of environmental cleanliness, talents of showing respect to leaders, talents of sobriety.
Participants stressed that the exhibition aimed atconveying a message to the whole world that Syria is a country of deep-rooted history andwhatever terrorists have done will not erase those aestheticism and ancient heritage.
While critics have acknowledged the influence of Wilde and Pater on Mansfield, the role of aestheticism in "The Garden Party" has not been fully explored.
VIRGO Aug 23- Sep 22 Guests and visitors can compliment homemakers for their creativity and aestheticism on the home front.
An elegant chapter on Wilde's complex relationship to domestic labor dispenses with the callow consensus that Victorian aestheticism merely abjured the problem of work in the pursuit of shinier pleasures.
ART'S UNDOING: IN THE WAKE OF A RADICAL AESTHETICISM is recommended for literature and philosophy and arts holdings alike and offers college-level readers a survey of radical aestheticism, which describes a recurring event in 19th-century British literary texts.
He investigates, for example, how this particular style of ornamented lyrics came into vogue as the unprecedented turmoil of the time required a new vocabulary and aestheticism, and what role the style played in contemporary literati life.
Bridgwater points out that Mann's notebooks demonstrate the impact of Wilde and his aestheticism and he writes that Mann certainly "had Wilde/Dorian Gray in mind when he produced the "criminal" artist/aesthete figures of whom Aschenbach is in a number of ways closest to Wilde among them the fact that he illustrates Lord Henry's mot "The only ways to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it" (237).
Of the two articles on Poe, Peter Gibian's well-written case-study, "Anticipating Aestheticism", provides an expert account of how Poe's short story "The Oval Portrait" and Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Birth-Mark" form part of a longer dialogic exchange between the two writers, as the latter works to position himself on the question of Aestheticism.
This Cyril, one half of yet another conversation that unfolds in Lee's essay "A Dialogue on Poetic Morality," proposes a set of aesthetic principles which prove to be the antecedents of Wilde's own "doctrines." Though Wilde strips them of the ethical implications and high moral tone that they possess for Lee, these "doctrines" serve as the fundamental tenets of Wilde's aestheticism, ironically buttressing his philosophy of artistic hedonism with what Lee calls "a religion of good, of right." The pair of narrative dialogues that take place in "The Decay of Lying" and "A Dialogue on Poetic Morality" thus parallel the cultural dialogue enacted by the authors themselves as they borrow, reject, and revise each other's notions about art in their fashioning of British Aestheticism.
In a chapter on 'female aestheticism', Catherine Delyfer explores the ins and outs of Vernon Lee's Miss Brown.
Here too the liturgies of the Church are seen as vehicles of revealed truth capable of beautification through art but always at peril of being undone through aestheticism.