aesthete


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aesthete

[′es‚thēt]
(botany)
A plant organ with the capacity to respond to definite physical stimuli.
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The section is entitled "Total Waugh: Dandies and Queer Aesthetes on the Home Front.
The aesthete must be free of all entanglements and obligations that interfere with taste, including moral ones.
A female aesthete who wrote on this theme, one Wilde had met in the 1870s, was Fleming/Fletcher.
And, while a philanthropic character can be found in versions of aestheticism rooted in the views of Ruskin, Arnold, and Pater, Maltz acknowledges that she might be overextending her argument by describing Pater as a missionary aesthete (9).
Sontag gives here a brief typology of the two directions of "dandy taste" whereby "the aesthete" can be either "a willful exclusionist of taste," or an inclusivist, who would tend to express praise in a "whimsical aesthete polyphony" (xxvi).
The Alaskan aesthete is joined in his fatwa on free expression by Sen.
Another example of this is the Aesthete in Either-Or, who is remarkably indifferent to successful drama; what interests him is the kind of drama that "suffers from an abnormal preponderance of the lyrical" (I, 97).
THE FACT THAT XBXRX was banned from entering the nation of Canada for a year ought to, in and of itself, be enough to at least spark a twinkle of interest in the mind of even the haughtiest musical aesthete.
Art and etiquette are intertwined in Tokyo: The way you handle your chopsticks can define you as an aesthete before you've taken a bite.