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  • n. A supporter of Fourierism.

Etymologies

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Fourier +‎ -ist

Examples

  • A Fourierist was a follower of Charles Fourier, the French utopian socialist and philosopher who is credited with coining the term “féminisme” in 1837 and advocated for the social and political liberties of women.

    Unpacking Feminist Content in Lilly Martin Spencer’s “War Spirit at Home” « Gender Across Borders

  • Meeker, still saturated with Fourierist ideals, took up the challenge of making the horse-loving warrior-hunter Utes into happy farmers.

    Bird Cloud

  • It may just be that my sensibilities have been deadened by too many Guy Davenport stories of Fourierist utopia, but the images of children scampering around in their underwear in Innocence did not seem to me fetishistic or otherwise problematic because they seemed to be expected within the givens of the society depicted in the film -- indeed, I was surprised the children weren't naked.

    Innocence

  • Spencer was highly encouraged to pursue the life of an artist by her French émigré parents, and in particular by her mother, a Fourierist.

    Unpacking Feminist Content in Lilly Martin Spencer’s “War Spirit at Home” « Gender Across Borders

  • Virginsky is a universal humanity man, Liputin is a Fourierist with a marked inclination for police work; a man, I assure you, who is precious from one point of view, though he requires strict supervision in all others; and, last of all, that fellow with the long ears, he'll read an account of his own system.

    The Possessed

  • Nikolay wondered, recalling sometimes the unlooked-for Fourierist.

    The Possessed

  • He tried to make a little money by writing articles on the political situation for the New York Tribune, whose editor, Charles A. Dana, was a Fourierist and not averse to a few slaps at European politics.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • Weird and fantastic as it seems, the Fourierist idea took some hold, even in that fortress of practicality and common sense, the United States.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • Socialist, Fourierist, call them which we may, and poured forth a fiery flood of persuasion, invective, denunciation and shouts of applause, mingled with cries of rage and dismay, rose from all quarters of the hall.

    Edmond Dantès

  • Communist, a Socialist, a Fourierist, a friend to the laborer.

    Edmond Dantès

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