Higgins as she was when she defied fashion in her youth in one of the beautiful Rossettian costumes which, when caricatured by people who did not understand, led to the absurdities of popular estheticism
in the eighteen-seventies.
She had eaten the meal that had been brought her by Mohammed Beyd's Negro slave--a meal of cassava cakes and a nondescript stew in which a new-killed monkey, a couple of squirrels and the remains of a zebra, slain the previous day, were impartially and unsavorily combined; but the one-time Baltimore belle had long since submerged in the stern battle for existence, an estheticism
which formerly revolted at much slighter provocation.
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The term "Nazi Cinema" is contested by some commentators (see, for instance, Grunberger and Kreimeier, Die Ufa Story) arguing that not all German films made during the Third Reich warrant this appellation, as some of them would conform to an estheticism
prominent in Weimar Cinema and bearing testimony to the continuity of certain genres such as musicals, homeland films, period dramas, or adaptations of literature.
Many of them retain Merton's own early "[suspicion] of literature, poetry--the things towards which [his] nature drew [him]--on the grounds that they might lead to a sort of futile estheticism
, a philosophy of 'escape.
Abetting this, too, was the romantic-teleological presumption that nineteenth-century music and culture constituted the highest and best in the history of music, resulting in the glorification of romantic individualism and elitism, as well as the estheticism
that justifies the separation of art from common life and excuses it from responsibility for its place and effects in the world.
Liang Shiqiu subsequently wrote an article in Chinese entitled "The Estheticism
of Oscar Wilde," which is included in his collection The Romantic and the Classical (Taipai: Wenxing Book Store, 1965).
At some point the program is to bid farewell to its participants allowing them to fall like the golden leaves of autumn each flowing in a different direction with nothing more than the teachings of the masters of music estheticism
themselves, and their values to guide them on their path to stardom.
There is a clear ludic intention in this estheticism
that calls attention to itself: it is up to the reader to decide whether to be amused or annoyed by the preciosite.
The Edwardsian approach to beauty surpasses the estheticism
and the moralism that cramps many alternative Christian efforts to elaborate a theological esthetic.
is sometimes confused with upper-class snobbery and the acquisition of expensive objects.
The basic trait of Bloomsbury is a mixture of philosophic rationalism, political rationalism, estheticism
, and a cult of the individuality [sic].