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Purism

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A movement in French painting advocating an art of clarity and objectivity in tune with the machine age; its founders and sole exponents were Amédée Ozenfant and Le Corbusier, who met in...

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Pur

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 145 words.

Comprising Hartmut Engler (vocals), Ingo Reidl (keyboards), Roland Bless (drums), Joe Crawford (bass) and Rudi Buttas (guitar), rock/pop band Pur

Pur

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Comprising Hartmut Engler (vocals), Ingo Reidl (keyboards), Roland Bless (drums), Joe Crawford (bass) and Rudi Buttas (guitar), rock/pop band Pur were formed in Bietigheim,...

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Purism

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A movement in French painting advocating an art of clarity and objectivity in tune with the machine age; its founders and sole exponents were Amédée Ozenfant and Le Corbusier, who met in...

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Purism

Judi Freeman and John Musgrove.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 1893 words.

French movement in painting and architecture. Purism was an aesthetic programme initiated c. 1918 by Amédée Ozenfant and Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (known as Le Corbusier in his...

Varieties of Language Purism

KENNETH HAYNES.

in English Literature and Ancient Languages

April 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 13478 words.

This chapter begins by discussing two kinds of language purisms. The first purism is mainly derived from French neo-classicism, aimed to reform literature especially poetry in the high...

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Basque Lexicography and Purism

Miren Azkarate and David Lindemann.

in International Journal of Lexicography

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Lexicography. 8459 words.

Abstract

‘Purism’ can characterise attitudes about a wide range of linguistic phenomena, but the most common forms of linguistic purism are those concerned...

estate pur autre vie

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

[from Norman French: autre vie, other life]

An interest in property for the lifetime of someone else. If A is given property for B's life, A is the tenant pur autre vie and will...

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Purism across the Seas

Sonia N. Das.

in Linguistic Rivalries

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 11779 words.

Chapter 2 reviews the histories of linguistic nationalism in Québec, Tamil Nadu, and Jaffna to underline how different political outcomes have influenced their ideologies of linguistic...

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Purism

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Aims to exclude undesirable elements (especially lexical ones) from a language in order to maintain a purity which may be identified with a past golden age, and it generally arises ...

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PUR

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 2 words.

PUR

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 4 words.

PUR

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 4 words.

pur

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 2 words.

Pur

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 2 words.

pur

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 2 words.

pur

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 2 words.

Purism

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 89 words.

French artistic movement of c. 1918–25 linked to the Machine Aesthetic and founded by Ozenfant and Le Corbusier. It

Purism

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 341 words.

A movement in French painting advocating an art of clarity and objectivity in tune with the machine age; its founders

Purism

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 347 words.

A movement in French painting advocating an art of clarity and objectivity in tune with the machine age; its founders and sole exponents were ...

Purism

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 278 words.

Scrupulous observance of, or insistence on, purity or correctness in language and style, an attitude often considered by others