aestheticizing love

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  • verb Present participle of aestheticize.

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Examples

  • Hejinian probably wants us to feel how fleeting and ineffective our capacity for aestheticizing is in relation to the world of fact and disaster.

    Strange Affinities: A Partial Return to Wordsworthian Poetics After Modernism

  • Both Hitchens's and Wood's reviews seem to me of a piece with Leon Wieseltier's condemnation of Updike for "aestheticizing" the ruined World Trade Center in his depiction of the scene that appeared shortly after the events of 9/11/01.

    Updike, John

  • While I don't doubt there are some cooks with dubious "aestheticizing" goals, most of the cooks I know who work in this vein still very much hew to the idea of cooking as craft, and see what they are doing as an exploration of the boundaries of this craft.

    Michael Nagrant: Chris Ware, Grim Gastronomic Griper

  • It seems to me that the intellectualization and aestheticizing of principles and values in this country is one of the things that's gutted our generation.

    intertribal: escapism as a luxury

  • Mr. Abbott's essay touches on many of the issues raised by this kind of photojournalism questions of trust and exploitation, of aestheticizing violence and poverty, of viewer passivity in the face of too much tragedy in too many places.

    The Photojournalism Paradox

  • Jameson's political (rather than phonemic) reading of the hero's latter-day Romanticism in Lord Jim and its aestheticizing — and anestheticizing — effect.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • It would appear that those intricacies and those gifts need to be salvaged from the mythologizing and aestheticizing glorifications, from populist fantasies born of forty years of liberal frustration.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 2009 » July

  • It would appear that those intricacies and those gifts need to be salvaged from the mythologizing and aestheticizing glorifications, from populist fantasies born of forty years of liberal frustration.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Now he belongs to the English department”:

  • Ware's strip says, "I think aestheticizing the sense of taste is a classist, morally, indefensible notion, a function of privilege rather than of necessity, especially when it comes at such expense ..."

    Michael Nagrant: Chris Ware, Grim Gastronomic Griper

  • The photographer has a rationale for aestheticizing this devastation: that's a way to gain access.

    Bruno Giussani: Ed Burtynsky's Beautifully Monstrous Manufactured Landscapes

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