The aesthetic principles or qualities regarded as characteristic of ancient Greece and Rome; objectivity, formality, balance, simplicity, restraint, etc.
The representation in art or literature of objects, actions, or social conditions as they actually are, without idealization or presentation in abstract form.
The definition of a romance is a love affair, an idealized love story or a showing of love.
(Proper) The revolt in the late 18th and early 19th cent. against the artistic, political, and philosophical principles that had become associated with neoclassicism: characterized in literature, music, painting, etc. by freedom of form, emphasis on feeling, originality, and the creative imagination and on the artist's own personality, and by sympathetic interest in nature, medievalism, the common man, etc.
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