A CONSERVATISM OF HOPE
ESSAYS BY SENIOR CONTRIBUTORS
ROOTED IN IMAGINATIVE CONSERVATISM
Walter Horatio Pater (1839–1894) was an English essayist, literary and art critic, fiction writer, and humanist. His advocacy of “art for art’s sake” became a cardinal doctrine of the movement known as Aestheticism.
The Mona Lisa: “A Beauty Wrought Out From Within”
"The presence that rose thus so strangely beside the waters, is expressive of what in the ways of a thousand years men had come to desire. Hers is the head upon which all "the ends of...
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