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Delights of a Dilettante

Denys Sutton

Delights of a Dilettante

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Published by Westwood press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDenys Sutton.
The Physical Object
Pagination220p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19394740M


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DILETTANTE, an Italian word for one who delights in the fine arts, especially in music and painting, so a lover of the fine arts in general. The Ital. dilettare is from Lat.

delectare, to ly the word refers to an “amateur” as opposed to a “professional” cultivation of the arts, but like “amateur” it is often used in a depreciatory sense for one who is only a dabbler.

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They shook their heads, and some one made a jocular remark which I did not catch, but which raised a general laugh.

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Occasionally amusing, more often amused. To email the Dilettante, click on the email link in my extended profile View my complete profile. If all that was confusing, here it is in outline form – some of a professional life anyway: College of Wooster B.A.

University of Maryland M.A. University of Maryland Ph.D. In between degrees: Between degrees, I spent time teaching in Liberia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Washington suburbs (18 years at Stone Ridge).I was also awarded three NEH Summer.

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It is certain, however that Halicarnassus became henceforward a voluntary member of the Athenian confederacy.