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Neoclassicism

Features of Neoclassical criticism would include an adherence to fixed standards of beauty, the veneration of tried and trusted ways, and an emphasis on craftsmanship in the construction of works...

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Neoclassicism

Neoclassicism is a modern revival of the aesthetics and ideas of classical Greece and Rome, which are known as classicism. Because neoclassicism is purposefully meant to evoke classicism, there is...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2018, 6:53 pm (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

The neoclassical age roughly spanned the late 17th century through the early 19th century. Although neoclassicism refers to a specific time in history, it also refers to a set of characteristics...

Latest answer posted February 9, 2013, 6:07 pm (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

The main features of poetry during the neo classical age include the development of literary pieces based on prose and reason. In prose the works are developed to adhere to the normal flow of...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2015, 3:43 am (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

Neoclassicism generally refers to any artistic movement that seeks to recreate the ideals of what are broadly known as Classical Greece and Rome--in other words, the art of the Greeks and Romans of...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2018, 1:01 am (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

The Neoclassic period, like all other periods, was a reaction to the period which preceded it, the Renaissance period. The Neoclassists focused upon the importance of order and restraint. No longer...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2011, 12:32 am (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

Neoclassical poetry sought to emulate the values of ancient literature. In terms of subject matter, this meant dealing with human nature, which neoclassical poets such as Pope thought was firm and...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2019, 11:49 am (UTC)

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I think that both movements need to be defined prior to determining which age we live in today. The Neoclassical period was one in which the artists and authors of the time "looked to the classical...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2012, 8:35 am (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

As their name implies, neoclassical writers were specifically in favor of returning to the principles, techniques, and styles that characterized classical texts. They idealized what they saw as the...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2013, 7:05 pm (UTC)

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Neoclassical poetry comes from 18th and 19th century American colonial contributors with conservative values. It is made up of heroic couplets - two lines of iambic pentameter that rhyme, and each...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2009, 9:15 am (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

I think that you can take this in several ways. The first way I would address it is to note that Neoclassicism in Europe was prevalent in the late 1700s to the mid 1800s. In America, it emerged...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2009, 3:52 pm (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

Neoclassicism was modeled on the ideals of ancient Greece and Rome and on Renaissance interpretations. It is often called Greek or Roman Revival. Proportions, layout, components, and materials all...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2018, 6:45 am (UTC)

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Neoclassicism

Most critics see Pope's "Essay on Criticism" (1711) as critical statements of Neoclassical principles, which include ideals of order, logic, restraint, accuracy, "correctness," "restraint,"...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2007, 12:06 am (UTC)

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