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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Revival of a certain style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation.

Usage examples (31)
  • What this all led to, in a sense, was a movement that later was called neoclassicism, a kind of a going back to older forms, smaller forces, just cutting back, in general.
  • Roccoco swept away by neoclassicism, exemplified by Napoleon /Napoleon pastries.
  • Composer Stefania de Kenessey is a leading figure in the revival of neoclassicism.
  • The playfulness of the rococo had given way to the comparative seriousness of neoclassicism. for more
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