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1) style, in literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Generally speaking, all the arts reflect one of two stylistic tendencies: the classical or the romantic. When applied to literature the first term suggests objective...

2) style, in printing. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Correct spelling is a matter of literacy, but a rule prescribing the use of one of two correct spellings is a matter of style. The stylebook of a printer or a publisher...

3) Elizabethan style. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English Renaissance, which took its name from Queen Elizabeth's reign (1558-1603). During this period many large manor houses were erected by the court nobility....

4) Decorated style. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Decorated style, name applied to the second period of English Gothic architecture from the late 13th to the mid-14th cent. The basic structural elements developed...

5) Perpendicular style. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Perpendicular style, term given the final period of English Gothic architecture (late 14th-middle 16th cent.) because of the predominating vertical lines of its tracery...

6) Victorian style. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Victorian style, in British and American architecture, an eclectic mode based on the revival of older styles, often in new combinations. Although the style is named...

7) Empire style. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Empire style, manner of French interior decoration and costume which evolved from the Directoire style. Designated Empire because of its identification with the reign...

8) flamboyant style. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French Gothic architecture that reached its height in the 15th cent. It is characterized chiefly by ornate tracery forms that, by their suggestion of flames, gave...

9) Directoire style. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French interior decoration and costume, the manner prevailing about the time of the Directory (1795-99), from which the name is derived. A style transitional between...

10) International style, in architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...International style, in architecture, in architecture, the phase of the modern movement that emerged in Europe and the United States during the 1920s. The term was...

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