neoclassicism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n neoclassicism revival of a classical style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neoclassicism The character of being neoclassic; revival of classic style in art or literature.
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Usage

In literature:

Puritanism, classicism, and neoclassicism were all important influences.
"Benjamin Franklin" by Frank Luther Mott
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