(redirected from the sublime)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Porte

the Ottoman court in Constantinople

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
37) Therefore, as with the sublime, Radcliffe's heroines are turning the hegemonic tool of sensibility against their patriarchal oppressors.
She furthermore illustrates how early modern attacks on (Edipe (and modern Corneille scholarship) betray the dreaded attempt to equate the sublime with grandeur, heroic magnanimity, and admiration.
The ethical expectations are quite modest; none expect the sublime.
My task here is to historicize briefly the concepts of the sublime and the ineffable and to recount the critical debates concerning these aesthetic categories.
What Ascari and Knight add to this by-now standard account of detection's disciplinary impact is an eye for the persistence of the sublime as "the underground river" of later detective fiction that despite--or, perhaps more accurately, because of--its repression by the Enlightened forces of rational investigation "enduringly remains the dynamo of excitement and anxiety that both drives the narrative of crime and insistently demands its euphemisations" (10).
The sublime has been called the "preeminent modern aesthetic category"--a well-deserved title, as the sublime stars in multiple essay collections and single-authored volumes in the twenty-first century alone.
This essay argues, instead, that Paolo Sorrentino anchors his movie in the aesthetics of the sublime as a profoundly ethical category, based in our emotional and affective response to infinity and loss.
The concept of the sublime is popular with artists and curators today.
In the Sublime version of the song - I'd highly recommend Deadheads who haven't to listen to it - Nowell references the "Summer of Love", a "microbus", a hippy lifestyle that involves a bit of dealing in mushroom, ecstasy, nitrous oxide and sundry other, um, psychotropic substances, as well as a not-so-happy brush with the law.
On the one hand, Kant treats the sublime as a mere appendix to his Critique of Judgment and aesthetic theory and eventually decides to discard it.
En 1756 se publico, por primera vez, el tratado del filosofo irlandes Edmund Burke titulado A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful--la segunda edicion completa vio la luz en 1757 (33)--.
The Sublime in Modern Philosophy: Aesthetics, Ethics and Nature
This book gathers contributions from a conference that took place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 about the sublime and the grotesque or rather, to be more precise, about certain problematic moments at which these two notions collide or collapse.
Ritchie Robertson's elegant, lucid essay on Friedrich Schiller's theory and praxis of the sublime inaugurates the University of Jena's 450-year-anniversary series Lichtblicke.
Therefore, through Melville, Faulkner is heir to a sublime tradition that flowered during the period of American Romanticism, and, regardless of whether he was fully aware of his position within this lineage, Faulkner employs and extends this particular iteration of the sublime in Go Down, Moses.