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- n. Plural form of periodization.
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The most common periodizations span the second half of the 18th and the first half of the 19th century: Arnold Toynbee opted for 1760-1840; Thomas Ashton for 1760-1830; and Hugh Beales for 1750-1850, although he also argued for no terminal date.
The very fact of the elegies 'Modernist aesthetic and declaredly critical-Romantic lineage, which for Brecht seems indissolubly linked to the poems' unblinking view of commitment's unexpected paths in art and life, would appear substantially to reconfigure recent periodizations and style-characterizations of post-Modernism and its much maligned antecedent.
In the seventeenth century specific ages of literature established their supremacy and attracted laudatory terms independently of purely political periodizations.
Literature is implicitly con - ceived as determined by the historical, political, and social revolutions of a nation and the problem of determining literary periods is handed over to the general historian, whose divisions and periodizations are often adopted without question.
As you can see, to my mind such genealogical thinking partakes too much of loose inference from broad and thus bland second-hand periodizations of intellectual history.