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New Romanticism

Definition of the noun New Romanticism

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  1. A youth fashion movement that peaked in the United Kingdom during the early 1980s, associated with synthpop music and flamboyant and sometimes androgynous attire.

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New Romanticism was a pop culture movement in the United Kingdom that began as a nightclub scene around 1979 and peaked around 1981. Developing in London and Birmingham, at nightclubs such as Billy's and the Blitz, and fashion boutiques such as Kahn and Bell, it spread to other major cities in the UK and was based around flamboyant, eccentric fashion and new wave music.

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Google previewWashington University Record (1919)

by Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.)

The new romanticism is a tendency by no means to be despised. If, nevertheless, it has become something of a social danger among us today, in particular a danger to the interest of art, it is mainly because of its misapplication. So it is time to ...

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Washington University record by Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.)

The new romanticism is a tendency by no means to be despised. If, nevertheless, it has become something of a social danger among us today, in particular a danger to the interest of art, it is mainly because of its misapplication. So it is time to ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Romanticism in Literature (2014)

by Paul Varner

bringing it before the public and advancing the then ill-formed attitudes of the new Romanticism. Another notable commission of this period was for a series of engravings for Thomas Gray's poetry, including “Elegy Written in a Country ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Popular Music (2017)

by Norman Abjorensen

New romanticism was a short-lived pop culture movement that flourished in Great Britain from 1979 to about 1981, growing out of the club scene, largely as a reaction to determinedly unglamorous punk.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (2008)

by Chris Baldick

'New Romanticism', in which Thomas was the most prominent figure. For a fuller account, consult A. T. Tolley, The Poetry of the Forties (1985). New. Comedy. The name givento thekind of *comedy that superseded the *Old ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century (2014)

The Twentieth Century by Eric L. Haralson

R ICHARDB UCKSTEAD Further Reading Carroll, Joseph, Wallace Stevens' Supreme Fiction: A New Romanticism, BatonRouge: Louisiana StateUniversity Press, 1987 Longenbach, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric (2001)

by Thomas O. Sloane

In composition itself, three distinct movements came about as reactions against the current traditionalism that had evolved from psychological rhetoric during the Enlightenment: New Romanticism, New Classicism, and New Rhetoric. The New ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Conductor (2015)

by Emily Freeman Brown

new romanticism.

Google previewPseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia (2009)

A Critical Encyclopedia by Brian Regal

Hegel was revived into a new romanticism that was metaphysically based. At the same time, German naturalist Ernst HaeckelÊs conglomeration of nature ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Music (2004)

by Christine Ammer

new romanticism See NEOROMANTICISM. new wave See under ROCK. nicht (niKHt) German: “ not.

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