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Eventually, we come to realize, much more clearly than Pietro and his innocuous companions ever do, that the anxieties and frustrations that fill the boy's private world are but a faint reflection of insidious forces run amuck--those that militate on a grand scale to undermine every principle of law and social justice, in effect, through the judicious interspersion of various chronological references, Vinci allows us to adumbrate by ourselves the realpolitik that obtained in Italy from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.
Confessing at the outset that his study is idiosyncratic in content, he selects a rich variety of figures to adumbrate free speech's fitful birth.
Whereas the first wave of scholarship posed a "class over race" perspective, recent studies adumbrate the complex intertwining of "race and class" consciousness.
The terminology of the late Neolithic and Copper Age in the discussion also seems to adumbrate something unresolved, which is often the unacknowledged function of terminology.
The limitations of space prohibit Mary Gallagher from doing more than adumbrate an argument that deserves far more attention.
The staggering array of sources utilized by Koprulu and the mastery with which he brought them to bear on the major themes of Islam in Anatolia adumbrate the heuristic he advocates for the study of the history of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries in The Seljuks of Anatolia.
Roessler's misgivings about Schiele as a figure painter partially adumbrate those often implicit in the now familiar observations of scholars on the self-consciously 'performative', rather than directly revelatory, character of so many of the figural works.
In a brief review, it is impossible to do anything but adumbrate the perversity of the opinions of this profoundly illiberal and antimodernist "reformer"; as "a violent Tory of the old school;--Walter Scott's school, that is to say, and Homer's," Ruskin was in principle opposed to neither feudalism nor slavery.
Father Mahoney skillfully examines the nature and role of metaphysical hierarchy in Ficino, with its epistemological implications, while Charles Fantazzi looks at the Parisian sojourn of Vives from 1509 to 1514, and shows how the various inaugural lectures he composed at the time adumbrate positions later explored in depth in his De disciplinis.
While his thought here is illuminating, he does not adumbrate the mechanisms (e.
The contributors together adumbrate a European context in which the living and the dead were always in conversation with one other, for the dream of death and the dream of worldly commemoration coalesced and found expression at the moment of passing.