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Definition of Grotesque

Grotesque
Grotesque Gro*tesque, n. 1. A whimsical figure, or scene, such as is found in old crypts and grottoes. --Dryden. 2. Artificial grotto-work.

Meaning of Grotesque from wikipedia

- Since at least the 18th century (in French, German and English), grotesque (or grottoesque) has come to be used as a general adjective for the strange...
- groups, the fourth being the result of splitting the grotesque category into grotesque and neo-grotesque. This group features most of the early (19th century...
- Grotesque (グロテスク, Gurotesuku) is a 2009 ****anese splatter horror and exploitation film written and directed by Kōji Shiraishi. A young couple Aki and...
- The grotesque body is a concept, or literary trope, put forward by Russian literary critic Mikhail Bakhtin in his study of François Rabelais' work. The...
- The Darth Vader grotesque is a limestone grotesque by Jay Hall Carpenter. It is located at the Washington National Cathedral, Northwest, Washington, D...
- Grotesque was originally a style of ornament in art, and today also means strange, fantastic, ugly, or bizarre. Grotesque may also refer to: Grotesque...
- The Golden Age of Grotesque is the fifth studio album by American rock band Marilyn Manson. It was released on May 7, 2003 by Nothing and Interscope Records...
- In architecture, a chimera or grotesque is a fantastic or mythical figure used for decorative purposes. Chimerae are often described as gargoyles, although...
- Grotesque was a Swedish death metal/black metal band formed in Gothenburg, Sweden in September 1988 by former members of Conquest: Kristian Wåhlin (Necrolord)...
- Brandon Grotesque is a sans-serif typeface designed by Hannes von Döhren of HVD Fonts during 2009 and 2010. Spacing and kerning was done by Igino Marini...
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