Zolaism


Zolaism
Zolaism o"la*ism, n. The literary theories and practices of the French novelist Emile Zola (1840-1902); naturalism, esp. in a derogatory sense. -- {Zo"la*ist}, n. -- {Zo`la*is"tic}, a. -- {Zo"la*ize}, v. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Zolaism — /zōˈlä i zm/ noun The literary principles and practice of the French novelist Émile Zola (1840–1902), who aimed at what he called ‘naturalism’ (qv) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ZOLAISM —    name given to an excessive realism in depicting the worst side of human life and society.    See ZOLA, ÉMILE …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Zolaist — Zolaism o la*ism, n. The literary theories and practices of the French novelist Emile Zola (1840 1902); naturalism, esp. in a derogatory sense. {Zo la*ist}, n. {Zo la*is tic}, a. {Zo la*ize}, v. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zolaistic — Zolaism o la*ism, n. The literary theories and practices of the French novelist Emile Zola (1840 1902); naturalism, esp. in a derogatory sense. {Zo la*ist}, n. {Zo la*is tic}, a. {Zo la*ize}, v. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zolaize — Zolaism o la*ism, n. The literary theories and practices of the French novelist Emile Zola (1840 1902); naturalism, esp. in a derogatory sense. {Zo la*ist}, n. {Zo la*is tic}, a. {Zo la*ize}, v. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zolaesque — Zo la*esque , a. In the style of Zola (see {Zolaism}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • List of belief systems — Below are words that designate a set or subset of beliefs. This includes dispositional beliefs.Many, but not all, of these words end with the suffix –ism . Words like magnetism , prism , and schism , are not included, because they do not… …   Wikipedia


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