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Markova, Ivana – New Universities Quarterly, 1979
Two frameworks for the study of man are discussed. The Cartesian model views man as a physical object. A dialectic framework, with the emphasis on the self, grew out of nineteenth century romanticism and reflects the theories of Hegel. Both models have had an effect on social psychology and the study of interpersonal communication. (BH)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Essays, Intellectual History, Interpersonal Relationship
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Linkin, Harriet Kramer – College English, 1991
Describes and reports on a survey of 164 U.S. universities to ascertain what is taught as the current canon of British Romantic literature. Asserts that the canon may now include Mary Shelley with the former standard six major male Romantic poets, indicating a significant emergence of a feminist perspective on British Romanticism in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Course Content, Educational Research, English Literature, Higher Education
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Littlefield, Daniel F., Jr. – American Indian Quarterly, 1979
Some modern scholars feel that Washington Irving vacillated between romanticism and realism in his literary treatment of the American Indian. However, a study of all his works dealing with Indians, placed in context with his non-Indian works, reveals that his attitude towards Indians was intelligent and enlightened for his time. (CM)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Authors, Beliefs
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Calabrese, John A. – Art Education, 1993
Describes a college level art history course based on the opposing concepts of Classicism and Romanticism. Contends that all creative work, such as film or architecture, can be categorized according to this bipolar model. Includes suggestions for objects to study and recommends this approach for art education at all education levels. (CFR)
Descriptors: Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Course Content
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Rubin, Roger H. – Adolescence, 1981
Examines the relationship of family structure, peer group affiliation, social class, and sex with five dependent variables concerned with attitudes toward dating values, marriage, romanticism, premarital pregnancy, and premarital sexual permissiveness among 85 rural, Black adolescent males and females. Findings suggest general community norms and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Attitudes, Community Influence, Dating (Social)
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Miller, Peter J. – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 1981
A study of 520 prospective and practicing teachers indicated that many showed no strong orientation or affiliation in their personal educational beliefs and that those who did were attracted mainly to behaviourism or romanticism. Many considered current educational practice as either control-oriented or affiliated with behaviourism. (CM)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Educational Attitudes, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices
Myrdal, Gunnar – Center Magazine, 1974
Characterizes the new ethnic movement as an upper-class intellectual romanticism, which has focused on an abstract craving for historical identity. Criticizes it for avoiding the principal problems of poverty and possivity of the poor, among whom the ethnics are so prominent. (EH)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits, Ethnic Groups
Ross, William T. – Freshman English News, 1978
Traces the denigration of discursive prose back through the "New Criticism" to Romanticism and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who saw poetry as special and separate from other rhetoric. Notes that discursive prose can be just as creative and interesting as poetry. Urges composition teachers to shift their point of view accordingly. (RL)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Creativity, English Instruction, Higher Education
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Deloria, Vine, Jr. – American Indian Quarterly, 1992
Clifton's collection of essays attacks recent pro-Indian "fictions" (including Native spirituality and the relationship between the Iroquois League and the U.S. Constitution) as politically motivated romanticism and nonsense. The authors are struggling to maintain white intellectual authority over definitions of Indian identity and interpretations…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indians, Book Reviews
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Tuchman, Gaye – Journal of Communication, 1993
Compares and contrasts two studies representing diametrical approaches (Romanticism versus Realism) toward the issue of agency and media effects: P. Willis's "Common Culture" and W. A. Gamson's "Talking Politics." Argues that both studies find that people make their own uses of media. (SR)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audience Awareness, Communication Research, Higher Education
Laffey, Grace – Humanities Journal, 1972
A mini-course of nine weeks was organized as a laboratory course to survey relationships in literature, music, and art. Three periods in the arts (Romanticism, Impressionism, and Contemporary) were matched with three major activities; the basic areas of study and activity were poetry, short story, and novel. (Author)
Descriptors: Art, Audiovisual Aids, Curriculum Development, Humanities Instruction
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Fabricius, William V. – Human Development, 1983
Sketches the epistemologies of the 17th and 18th century movements of rationalism, empiricism, and romanticism. Discusses Immanuel Kant's revolutionary conclusions concerning reality and the knowing process, and points out some parallels and areas of divergence between the Kantian and Piagetian theories of knowledge. (Author/BJD)
Descriptors: Epistemology
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Davis, David Brion – Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 1997
Historians' changing perceptions of the quality of slave family life are reviewed as they developed from World War I to the present day, noting the paternalism that marked historians' thinking in post-War period, and the romanticism that characterizes some later writings. Controversy over slave family structures continues in present-day studies.…
Descriptors: Black Family, Blacks, Family Characteristics, Family Structure
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Partington, Geoffrey – International Journal of Social Education, 2000
Compares two historical reactions from universalism to particularism: (1) the Enlightenment and its rejection by nationalism and romanticism; and (2) liberal education and its rejection as imperialist and patriarchal. Explores the relationships between the West and three groups (South Pacific Islanders, Maori, and Aborigines) that were…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Change, Educational History
4S - Society for Social Studies of Science, 1982
Presents abstracts of papers for the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science. Topics include, among others, rhetoric of a scientific controversy; recombinant DNA; science and social justice; patent citation analysis; national need and peer-review process; and scientism, romanticism, and social realist images of…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Biology, College Science, Foreign Countries
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