They were still more fully confirmed than the men of the Restoration in the conviction that the ancients had attained the highest possible perfection in literature, and some of them made absolute submission of judgment to the ancients, especially to the Latin poets and the Greek, Latin, and also the seventeenth century classicizing
In the 1930s, as the British musical establishment embraced the classicizing
tendencies of Jean Sibelius, Pyke reads Britten's enthusiasm for Russian music, particularly Tchaikovsky, as a "conscious reaction" and "a reassertion" of the pre-World War I "musical Russophilia which cast a lingering shadow over [Britten's] childhood and adolescence" (p.
4) Although they represent victims of all ages and both genders, in these highly classicizing
figures of plague victims Troncoso does not hint that those of indigenous decent were the most affected by this deadly outbreak of typhus.
This single Paris model, from title page to apparatus and including an aesthetic of type design that was both classicizing
and a distinctly French invention, could be successfully applied in one or another variation to almost every publishing need.
304), the book characterizes the rise of classicizing
literature and writing not as a triumph of particular genres in a hermetic history of literary form, but rather as the surprising outcome of debates brought about by the new political economy of Western Han imperialism.
This was not to be disguised in classicizing
allegory, although Louis appears in classical armor.
Given Rebhorn's insistence on the intermediate nature of Boccaccio's Decameron--its distinctive quality of straddling "two ages without being part of either" (xxiv)--it is strange that he limits the forward-looking quality of the Decameron, its anticipation of the humanistic aesthetic and moral values that paved the way to the Renaissance, to its earthiness, secularity, and sensual materialism (which he contrasts with the "idealism of medieval romance" [xxiv]), declaring that Boccaccio "does not share the classicizing
bent in it [i.
I choose as outstanding among them (a choice governed by my own classicizing
predilection) three works, all untitled, that were made from the application of resin and gesso to burlap (and recall the outsize gestures of the Maria Callas velvet paintings of 1982).
Providing background and context for the 12 contributions, they present a general introduction and introductions to each of three thematic sections--antiquity and archetypes, Christianity and classicizing
, and science.
As Sutton explains, Hondius's figures were at once ground-breaking and wholly traditional: ground-breaking, in that Hondius was the first to put such ethnographic figural depictions on a map; traditional, in that in posture and draping, the African monarchs were replications of the classicizing
, allegorical figures that already personified continents in contemporary atlases.
As Benes notes, even before the Renaissance, which was partially driven by the Ciceronian classicism of Petrarch, there were "connections among authors, scholars, lawyers, notaries, merchants, and politicians as part of an educated elite that shared classicizing
ideas and priorities" (10-11).
On Alfonso Reyes: "It is doubtful that his classicizing
endeavors managed to 'civilize' Mexicans.