Arcadianism


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Arcadianism

the dress and conduct suitable to a pastoral existence, usually with reference to the idealized description of pastoral life in literature. — Arcadian, n., adj.
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I want to finish with, again, my personal response to the book; I think the reason I found it uplifting (not something you can honestly say often about a scholarly book), is that it made me think that perhaps I'd been looking at it the wrong way round: that the British identity of, as Michael Kenny puts it, 'clubs, codes, and commerce' has actually been underpinned all along by an English ideal of generosity, diversity and, as he put it, 'Arcadianism' that is rooted in place, but not in some Teutonic notion of Heimat or ethnicity, but something much more open.
This lengthy chapter then charts how Lovecraft's youthful pastoral Arcadianism turns "rotten" (18) with goddesses and nymphs "subsumed beneath the sinister, overpowering figure of the all-devouring Terrible Mother" (21).
Worries about the idealization of the land through tropes that have calcified into cliche and unthinking arcadianism are as old as pastoral itself.
(7.) While beyond the scope of Anglo-American postwar fiction in the mid to late 1920s, Patricia Rags essay "Double Sorrow: Proleptic Elegy and the End of Arcadianism in 1930s Britain" provides a useful study of pastoralism, repression, and traumatic elegy.
With regard to poetry, the Rococo style places particular emphasis on arcadianism, eroticism (Gies, "Mas sobre el erotismo rococo") and humour.
Where the baroque utilizes spectacle, celebrates allegorical and multivalent meanings, and speaks to the transcendent, Arcadianism, drawing on the pastoral, instead focuses on the pleasurable and charming, self-absorption, rationality and clarity.
paintings to represent ARCADIANISM, ACADEMIC ART, and CLASSICISM; and
In this case, fifty-one authors are included, plus an appendix on "Colonial Literature (Jesuit Literature, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Arcadianism)," one on "Concrete Poetry," and one on "Tropicalia." As one might expect, the list of contributors includes some of the most eminent names in Brazilian studies in the U.S.
From the top of the timelessly stylish Edwardian grandstand, you'll see why: the view of the verdant Shropshire hills is the essence of English Arcadianism distilled into a single image, looking very much the same, I imagine, in full colour as in the sepia tints of old.
end of the 1930s, Arcadianism, the necessary illusion of the
The Limits of Feminized Arcadianism: Implications of Shiva's "Development" Critique