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Glossary Vol 3

This wiki lists key words used in periodical studies and/or the field of digital studies.

French Symbolism

French Symbolism was a concept that emerged in the late 19th century. A literary and art movement that emerged romanticism with modernism. …

Document

Document is a concept and artistic ideology proposed by Charles Ricketts in the unsigned editorial The Unwritten Book, which appears in the second …

Patrick Geddes’ Civics

Civics Beginning in The Evergreen, Patrick Geddes conceptualized civics during his experience in Victorian England. Geddes wanted to create a system that …

The Pre-Raphaelite Movement

The Pre-Raphaelite Movement, also known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, was a group of seven English artists who strove to transmit a message …

Flatness

The Oxford Dictionary of English (3rd edition) defines “flatness” as “the quality of having a level surface without raised areas or indentations,” …

Decadence

There is no easy way of defining the word Decadence as it varies depending on the context; the history of this complicated …

Aestheticism

A movement in late 19th century art, architecture, and literature promoting art and objects produced for their own sake and aesthetic value …

Artist

In vague and general terms, an artist can be defined as someone who creates something. Yet Charles Baudelaire wrestles with this word …

Aestheticism

Aestheticism refers to a movement that occurred following the Victorian era, whcih focused on aesthetic appeal as opposed to desire to push …

Decadence

Decadence is a tern coined in the 19th century to describe an artistic movement. It was initially used to describe writers of …