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aestheticization

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  • n. Alternative form of aestheticisation.

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Examples

  • Is this what critics term the "aestheticization of poverty"?

    Witness to Bonds of War

  • But rather, there is a point to be made about the aestheticization of everything, and whether it makes us any happier.

    Alex Henry: Of Greek Keys and Coffee Geeks

  • The aestheticization of politics is really another name for fascism; the aestheticization of personal life is -- what?

    Anis Shivani: The Best Books of the Decade

  • The aestheticization of politics is the definition of the terms along the lines of "Americans don't run, so what do you call the people who want to leave Iraq?"

    Perino: If Americans Don't Agree With Bush, They're Showing Bad Character

  • McGurl thinks that the style represents the “aestheticization of shame, a mode of self-retraction.”

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • Juno is a good parallel, but it seemed to be the indie aestheticization of teen pregnancy rather than a “real” example of the average case in the U.S.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » The Yanmama Boom

  • So I think the boom is not a media-led aestheticization of teen pregnancy as much as the reality kind of “popping out” into the Japanese media — and the girls themselves are aestheticizating it to their own subcultural style.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » The Yanmama Boom

  • In other ways, however, the more salient reference point for Tarr is perhaps Michelangelo Antonioni, who like Tarr was arguably concerned with the aestheticization of boredom, lending a certain sleek, awful beauty to the utterly dull and drab.

    Damnation

  • Salgado inscribes himself in that tradition, although he transforms it by occasional touches—at once expressive and excessive—of extreme aestheticization. p.

    swoonrocket

  • That is to say: aesthetics as the universal language of the human community redefined by the new postcolonial political subjects; aestheticization is thus connected to the new processes of subjectivization.

    swoonrocket

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  • "There is today too much aestheticization of judgments. Dukakis is 'Zorba the clerk.' Bush is a preppie. But peace and prosperity are at stake. The point of politics is good government, not the display of charm. And the point of a baseball team is good baseball, not inferior play somehow redeemed by a pretty setting. Part of the Cubs' problem may be that too many Cub fans have an attitude problem. They are too devote to the wrong thing. Let there be lights"

    -- George Will, "Let There Be Lights", August 15, 1988, an essay in favor of night baseball at Wrigley field.

    April 27, 2009