haute bourgeoisie

haute bourgeoisie

the wealthiest and most powerful sections of the BOURGEOISIE.
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Goytisolo and De Biedma were scions of the haute bourgeoisie in Spain who, while pursuing careers shaped by the politics and economics of their times, also used their considerable literary talents to carve out their respective niches in the literary world.
The haute bourgeoisie was the natural habitat of fiction from Austen to Proust, because its combination of leisure and status anxiety made it a perfect terrarium of human behavior.
For two young Frenchmen of the mid-nineteenth-century haute bourgeoisie, the East meant Egypt, so they made their way from Paris to Marseille, where they boarded a ship for Alexandria.
Flobert's pistol--in his own words --had the very simple construction mid-19th century Haute Bourgeoisie Gentlemen might dream about.
Thoughtful Italian drama about an haute bourgeoisie family in Milan 2009 ***
Charpentier, who did her best to sponsor Renoir, recommended him to other members of the haute bourgeoisie. In 1879 he was commissioned to paint Une Loge a l'Opera, a double portrait of Mme and Mlle Turquet, the wife and the daughter of the Minister for the Fine Arts.
Though Malak's line of work is vague, his designer suits, boardroom meetings and his flat's unobstructed sea view of the rock of Raouche suggest the couple belongs to Beirut's new generation of haute bourgeoisie.
Des les premieres pages de son ouvrage satirique mettant en scene la haute bourgeoisie d'une metropole nord-americaine anonyme--Montreal pour nepas la nommer--Stephen Leacock aborde plusieurs aspects du rapport des elites a I'espace urbain au debut du X[X.sup.e] siecle: des quartiers residen-tiels qui se distinguent nettement du reste du tissu urbain; des institutions ou se retrouvent les riches et puissants; un centreville en expansion dont depend leur fortune; ces quartiers industriels et ouvriers ou I'insalubrite se conjugue trop souvent a la precarite.
Back in Antwerp for the AGM at the Golf Club, idiosyncratically held in this complex little country in French, not Flemish, not because the members are Walloons (French speakers from the South of Belgium), but because the whole haute bourgeoisie and aristocracy in the Flemish cities still cling to French and I thought Britain had an entrenched class system.
Both in effect are 'foreigners' in their diegetic milieus: the one, Emma, seemingly fully assimilated into Italian haute bourgeoisie; the other, Juliette, visibly obvious as an outsider.
Yet, at the same time, van Rahden corrects the common image of German Jews generally belonging to the haute bourgeoisie; Breslau hosted a significant underclass of native-born Jews.