noun Date: 1871 imitative representation of classicism in literature and art

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  • PSEUDOCLASSICISM —    Pseudoclassicism (gikoten shugi), the imitation of classical literature in modern works, is an offshoot of the classicist emphasis on past art styles and forms. In Japan, the tradition of pseudoclassicism, seen in the overt classical allusions …   Japanese literature and theater

  • pseudoclassicism — n. imitation of the classical style, simulated classicism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pseudoclassicism — pseu·do·classicism …   English syllables

  • pseudoclassicism — “+ noun Etymology: pseud + classicism : imitative representation of classicism in literature and art (as in the 18th century) * * * pseudoclassˈicism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pseud …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudoclassic — pseudoclassicism /sooh doh klas euh siz euhm/, pseudoclassicality, n. /sooh doh klas ik/, adj. 1. falsely or spuriously classic. 2. imitating the classic: the pseudoclassic style of some modern authors. [1895 1900; PSEUDO + CLASSIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Polish literature — Introduction       body of writings in Polish, one of the Slavic languages. The Polish national literature holds an exceptional position in Poland. Over the centuries it has mirrored the turbulent events of Polish history and at times sustained… …   Universalium

  • German Literature — • History starting with the pre Christian period to 800 A.D Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. German Literature     German Literature      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • GIKOTENSHUGI —    See PSEUDOCLASSICISM …   Japanese literature and theater

  • HIGUCHI ICHIYO — (1872–1896)    Higuchi Ichiyo, given name Natsu, is considered to be the first female professional writer of modern Japanese literature. Born in Tokyo, she studied at the Haginoya, a poetry school, but after the deaths of her brother and father… …   Japanese literature and theater

  • KODA ROHAN — (1867–1947)    Koda Rohan, given name Shigeyuki, was the author of two Meiji stories, Furyubutsu (The Elegant Buddha, 1889) and Goju no to (1891–92; tr. Pagoda, 1959). His Romantic, gothic style paired well with that of his contemporary, Ozaki… …   Japanese literature and theater

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