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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.

    Industrial Revolution

  • 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.

    Intervention & Commitment Forever!: Shelley in 1819, Shelley in Brecht, Shelley in Adorno, Shelley in Benjamin

  • In the seventeenth century specific ages of literature established their supremacy and attracted laudatory terms independently of purely political periodizations.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • 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.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • 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.

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