For comments on the allusiveness
, epic origins, and oriental nature of the similes see J.
Photos that lack this allusiveness
can leave you with the impression that such images can be found anywhere.
It is not clear that one has to choose definitively between these two options, since neither one on its own is able to account for the particularities of the Qur'an's style and content, yet each contains important similarities: the allusiveness
and varied style of the Psalms, and the eschatological concerns and the direct parenetic address of the homilies.
Confronted with Ivan's spiritual experience and its context of scriptural allusiveness
, Edward Wasiolek, author of a longstanding, widely available study of Tolstoy, is stymied.
Like Schutt's two previous novels, Prosperous Friends is relatively short, but the poetic concision and allusiveness
of her prose give the story more heft than a mere 200 pages would suggest.
And again, that term is often used in a derogatory way, as if without the verbal flourishes and allusiveness
of The Armed Forces Officer is one indication that it is not meant to complete even a junior office's education, but to inspire a beginning, a journey of experience, reflection, and discovery that ideally will last a lifetime.
Rather, Brosman conjoins an easeful, suave--sometimes, frankly, meandering--voice with a compact allusiveness
and wit that recovers some of the genius of the Metaphysicals of the seventeenth century.
It is not too much of a stretch to say that K, in his extreme allusiveness
, as well as his elusiveness, in many ways comes to represent the contested fate of the literary itself in a political culture hostile to the hermetic, the ambiguous, the unclassifiable.
Joyce's recurrent use of parasitism as a trope for the absorptive properties of literary texts, and of his own art in particular, illuminates various issues important in Joyce studies today including recent scholarship on Joyce's work as metatextual commentary on its own extreme allusiveness
, the evolution of his thinking about aesthetics, his vision of the relation between art and the body, his intense focus on life's quotidian details, his attitude toward Catholicism and the Jesuits, his perceived relationship to his time and his colonized people, and the function of cultural and individual memory in Ulysses.
Its most celebrated masters aim their expressions at historically over-aware cognoscenti, who respond to ironic allusiveness
at least as eagerly as they do to originality or skill.
In this frame, Carson's manic allusiveness
suggests not only the rich density of America's culture but the unreflective nature of its decline.