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  Romanticism - New World Encyclopedia
In the twentieth century, Russian-American writer Ayn Rand called herself a romantic, and thought she might be a bridge from the Romantic era to an eventual esthetic rebirth of the movement.
New developments in instrumental technology in the early nineteenth century—iron frames for pianos, wound metal strings for string instruments—enabled louder dynamics, more varied tone colors, and the potential for sensational virtuosity.
Early Romantic nationalism was strongly inspired by Rousseau, and by the ideas of Johann Gottfried von Herder, who in 1784 argued that geography formed the natural economy of a people and shaped their customs and society.
www.newworldencyclopedia.org /entry/Romanticism   (2998 words)

  Romanticism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Romantic nationalism, the argument that each nation had a unique individual quality that would be expressed in laws, customs, language, logic, and the arts, found an increasing following after 1848.
In the 20th Century Russian-American writer Ayn Rand called herself a romantic, and thought she might be a 'bridge' from the romantic era to an eventual esthetic rebirth of the movement.
Early Romantic nationalism was strongly inspired by Rousseau, and by the ideas of Johann Gottfried von Herder, who in 1784 argued that the geography formed the natural economy of a people, and shaped their customs and society.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Romanticism   (2708 words)

 New Romantic
New Romantic was a Pop music and fashion movement that occurred primarily in Britain during the early 1980s.
The New Romantic phenomenon was similar to that of glam rock during the early 1970s, in that (male) New Romantics dressed in effeminate clothing, often with frilly shirts, and wore make up.
A more recent and minor trend is "fop-rock", in which the performers don eighteenth century wigs, lace cravats, and similar costumes to perform, a minor movement that would appear to owe something to glam rock and the New Romantic movement.
www.jahsonic.com /NewRomantic.html   (306 words)

 Romance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Romantic, was a New Wave music subgenre and fashion movement
Romantic poetry, part of the Romantic movement of European literature
Romantic music, music from the period of European classical music (1800s to early 1900s)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Romantic   (268 words)

 Icon of the New Romantics
The Berlin decadence of the 1930's was a theme in the New Romantic movement which aspired to be as decadent as possible.
The look of the New Romantics, from Martin Fry's trenchcoat in the ABC video to their song All of My Heart to Gary Numan's hat and trenchcoat look on the cover of his 1981 I, Assassin album, to Duran Duran's pastel suits and Spandau Ballet's kilts; the New Romantics were all about style.
Shepherd accepts that it was a subculture that died out but argues that New Romantic was an ill-fitting umbrella term for a bunch of artists who outgrew the scene to do their own thing.
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Wearing heavy makeup and dressed in stylish clothing, the new romantics took not only their visual cues from David Bowie and Roxy Music, but also their musical cues.
Drawing from Station to Station/Low-era Bowie and latter-day Roxy Music, new romantics created a sleek, synthesized, and danceable form of pop that was designed to be fashionable and transient.
New romantic had died out by 1984, but it had a brief revival in the mid-'90s by the Melody Maker-sponsored, non-movement Romo.
www.allmusic.com /cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=77:2684   (154 words)

 New Romantic
Despite the fact that the New Romantics were themselves more often than not kids who had fallen loosely within Punk's broad domain, they now emerged in a sense as antiPunks, substituting the elegant for the slovenly, the precious for the vulgar, Dressing Up for Dressing Down.
Among the New Romantics were hundreds of talented clothing designers, musicians and club entrepreneurs who never quite fulfilled their promise in the straightjacket of Punk but who now forged a link between streetstyle, club culture and popular music which remains in effect to this day.
Indeed, perhaps the greatest accomplishment of the New Romantics was the extent to which they brought the media within their own control - prompting the launch of a new breed of 'style magazines' such as i-D and The Face which, for the first time, gave club culture and streetstyle the credit they deserve
www.scathe.demon.co.uk /newro.htm   (1513 words)

 New Romantic Downloads - Download New Romantic Music - Download New Romantic MP3s
New romantic had died out by 1984, but it had a brief revival in the mid-'90s by the Melody Maker-sponsored, non-movement Romo.
The only other new romantic band to enjoy greater commercial success was Duran Duran, yet Spandau Ballet was there first, scoring three Top Ten hit singles during 1981 with their synthesized dance-pop.
Pioneers of the New Romantic movement, the synth-pop group Visage emerged in 1978 from the London club Billy's, a neo-glam nightspot which stood in stark contrast to the prevailing punk mentality of the moment.
www.mp3.com /new-romantic/genre/416/subgenre.html   (3359 words)

 New Milton romantic getaways | New Milton hotels
Romantic getaways in New Milton hotels from Special Hotels of the World, a collection of premium romantic hotels, each hand picked for having outstanding special features that offer guests a unique experience.
Each romantic getaway hotel in New Milton is individually selected for its first-class facilities and for having at least one special feature that sets it apart from the competition, such as a Michelin-starred restaurant or an idyllic secluded location.
All member hotels in New Milton must be approved by the Membership Committee and are regularly inspected to ensure the quality of your visit.
www.ghotw.com /shotw/list/city/romantic/new-milton.htm   (285 words)

 New Romantics 1980s Fashion History
The look rapidly dubbed New Romantics by the media, moved quickly into mainstream fashion and was reinforced by hot chart topping pop groups of the time such as Adam And The Ants, Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran and Visage.
New Romantics longed for the fantasy of the nineteen thirties and fifties glamour of Hollywood.
Photographs of her romantic evening dresses and her wedding dress set the romantic style for full ball gowns for almost a decade.
www.fashion-era.com /new_romantics1.htm   (1145 words)

 Imissthe80s-Pop, Punk, New Wave or New Romantic??
New Romantic music is considered to be the music that formed in the UK.
New Romantics were the opposite of the punk movement of the late 70's.
They didn't have the style to be New Romantic and they had such a different style on The Hurting than their future releases.
www.imissthe80s.com /poporpunkornewave.htm   (1565 words)

 Romantic Weekends: New England Guide Book   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chatham is an ideal destination for a romantic retreat because it has the charm of a town locked in time.
The towns of Litchfield, Kent, West Cornwall, and New Preston in the Litchfield Hills comprise this romantic weekend itinerary.
Mount Washington, at 6,288 feet, is the highest mountain in New England, but altitude is not enough to account for its significance.
www.allgetaways.com /guidebook.asp?ProductFamilyID=50600   (594 words)

 New Jersey Romantic Getaway New Jersey Romantic Weekend Getaway NJ Romantic Getaway Vacation
Chestnut Hill, New Jersey romantic getaway was built in 1860 by Wilson Thomas for his bride Lizzie.
At this New Jersey weekend getaway we have the privilege of being only the third family to live here.
The parlor, drawing room, and dining room have the strong sense of a more gentle era at this New Jersey getaway vacation.
www.chestnuthillnj.com /about_the_inn.html   (287 words)

 New Jersey Romantic Getaways
The Rooftop Whirlpool Spa is a great romantic spot to watch the sunset and toast the sun, sea, and stars all year long.
Vacations or romantic getaways spent at our Victorian Inn, in North Wildwood, are always remembered as special.
The Candlelight Inn is our small piece of the New Jersey Shore, near Cape May NJ, that we would like to share with you and your special someone.
www.newjerseyvisitorsnetwork.com /romance   (521 words)

 The Music Box: The New Pornographers - Mass Romantic
The core of the band is Carl Newman (Zumpano), Dan Bejar (Destroyer) and Neko Case (Neko Case and her Boyfriends/The Corn Sisters).
This is neither the alt-country romps nor the emotional torch songs that have been Case's bread and butter for the past few years.
Throughout Mass Romantic, The New Pornographers sounds less like a cohesive band and more like a bunch of friends getting together to play the kind of music they have loved for more than 20 years.
www.musicbox-online.com /np-mass.html   (566 words)

 2000 - Books - Bibliographies - Romantic Circles
The Romantic Performative: Language and Action in British and German Romanticism.
Romantic Wars: Studies in Culture and Conflict, 1793-1822.
Romantic Circles is published by the University of Maryland.
www.rc.umd.edu /bibliographies/books/books_2000.html   (651 words)

 New York Romantic Hotels, Discount Luxury Hotels and Hotel Reviews - UpTake
UpTake New York romantic hotels guide featuring some of the best hotels in New York for couples.
Travelers looking for New York romantic hotels should check into the Affinia 50 located in the middle of Manhattan.
New York romantic lodging can be found at the boutique hotel, 254 East Vacation.
www.kango.com /hotels/new_york_ny_romantic_hotel_403096951.html   (631 words)

 New England Inns & Resorts Association - New England Country Inns, Romantic Vacations & Hotels
With its quaint seaside towns, powdery ski slopes, and breathtaking year-round beauty, New England is a vacation paradise as diverse as it is vast.
And the New England Inns & Resorts Association is the ultimate guide to this storied region.
The New England Inns & Resorts Association - proudly representing more than 300 New England country inns, resorts, hotels, and motor inns since 1907.
www.newenglandinnsandresorts.com   (349 words)

 New Year's Romantic Getaway
Come to WildSpring and bring in the new year with each other.
Two nights, complimentary champagne and treats in your cabin Friday night, extended continental breakfast Saturday morning, On New Year's Eve, our signature homemade hot fudge sundae bar, followed by fireworks and hot spiced wassail with optional cognac (viewable from the spa).
Opulent New Year’s brunch with Mimosas, extended checkout time to 2 pm.
www.wildspring.com /newyearsgetaway.htm   (147 words)

The Overnight Romantic Adventure combines the adventure of a Hot Air Balloon flight with the romance of elegant dining, followed by a comfortable night in a charming country Bed and breakfast.
The Lambertville House is located near the banks of the Delaware River in Lambertville, NJ and adjacent to the historic and picturesque Bucks County area.
New Hope PA (right across the bridge) are just a stones throw away and are must visits when staying in Stockton.
www.funnewjersey.com /upload_user/Weekend_Getaways/ROMANTIC_GETAWAYS.htm   (1766 words)

 CD Baby: Top-Selling Pop: New Romantic albums (#1 - #40)
Romantic darkwave and synthpop for those who have turned to the dark side
An exciting new American act that blends 80's "new romantic" sounds with modern synthpop elements.
A romantic overview of timeless ballads sung by a voice of exceptional power and beauty, evoking memories of great baritones of the past.
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 Isn't it Romantic?
In the late 70's and early 80's, a New Wave began invading the pop charts on both sides of the Atlantic.
Socially speaking, New Romanticism was a reaction against the other rock styles of the time; it followed on the heels of punk's gritty anti-fashion aesthetic and snubbed it's nose at the mod revival's clean minimalism.
MTV, with it's visualization of music, was, for better or for worse, a perfect outlet for the New Romantics as they used this medium to their full advantage.
www.fashionfollower.com /newromantic.asp   (494 words)

 80s Music Genres:New Romantics
New romanticism emerged in the UK music scene in the early 80s as a direct backlash against the aus­terity of the punk movement.
The coming of age of the video as a promotional tool was important to the development of new romanticism as were the outlandish haircuts (A Flock of Seagulls) the frilled shirts (Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet) and the fact that men could be seen wearing mascara (practically everyone involved).
The Human League had been active for some time in Sheffield but in a new incarnation perfectly amalgamated simple song ideas with basic keyboard skifis to define the essen­tial new romantic blueprint.
www.pure80spop.co.uk /romantics.htm   (700 words)

 New Hampshire - Romantic Getaways
Your romantic New England rendezvous will be a quiet celebration of good food, intimacy, and the warmth of a romantic fire.
Adair Country Inn is a romantic retreat for adults who wish to relax, observe wildlife, and take advantage of nearby hiking, skiing and the natural attraction of New Hampshire's White Mountains.
Set against the scenic backdrop of New Hampshire’s Presidential Mountain Range, Mount Washington Resort is the ideal setting for a romantic getaway.
www.visit-newhampshire.com /current_category.2145/companies_list.html   (3164 words)

 Honeymoon Packages & Romantic Escapes to New Zealand
And often we don't even need a reason to be together, we just want to get away from it all to enjoy some intimate moments in special places.
New Zealand is an ideal destination for couples needing time-out together, particularly for honeymooners who want something extra special to mark such a magical time.
Have a look at our range of NZ honeymoon and romantic getaway pacakges below or fill in our free enquiry form letting us know all of your requirements and one of our experienced staff will be in contact with a personalised package just for you.
www.luxuryvacationsnz.com /Honeymoon_Tours/Honeymoon-Tours.html   (381 words)

 New York Romantic Getaways
Our romantic bed and breakfast is rich in history, and is the perfect place for visits to all Finger Lakes destinations.
The ideal combination of historic charm and modern comfort, this romantic Finger Lakes retreat has been meticulously restored and is furnished with turn-of-the-century antiques with modern guest amenities to provide contemporary comfort.
Our spacious President's Room is our most romantic accommodation, featuring a private, sunken bathroom with a full Jacuzzi, large sitting area and a king-size bed.
www.visitnewyorkstate.net /romance   (870 words)

 How to teach a man new (romantic) tricks - Getting Personal - MSNBC.com
Many women find a candlelit bubble bath or spontaneous picnic at dusk to be a great way to get in the mood sexually, as well as a way to express and share their love.
So it's not that he loves you less than you love him; it may just be that his expression of love excludes that prelude of chocolate and roses.
If you can't bear to do that, try putting a little note on his pillow that says: "I really love surprises but am kind of hoping for some earrings this year." If you trust a girlfriend enough, ask her to call him and tell him what you have been pining for.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/23113311   (1036 words)

 New Romantic - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
The new romantics were the narcissistic children of glam rock.
More than any other post-punk genre, the new romantics relied on style and glamour above all else; they often flaunted an image of the ostentatious '80s via heavy make-up, supermodel girlfriends, over-the-top music videos, and clothing that could best be surmised as excessive.
While there were an infinite number of new romantic bands, none of them reached the astronomical popularity of Duran Duran.
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