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What led to this artificiality was that governments and monetary institutions around the world, led by the U.
At Beamish, as well as at "stately homes" like Chatsworth, the noise, novelty, and artificiality of the saturnalian crowd was banished, while the encounter with the beautiful natural setting and the recollection of a lost heritage flourished.
Technoscience here refers to the Haraway-like play between technology or artificiality and biology or what is traditionally structured as life.
In their obvious artificiality, these blurry forms both accentuate and undermine the intense verisimilitude of what surrounds them, particularly in those works where they less resemble supernatural beings than marks scoured on the image's surface.
Opera has a built-in artificiality you don't get in conventional theatre: people sing all the time, to the accompaniment of a full orchestra.
Other works are not so subtle on this central theme of the artificiality forced on most women in contemporary culture--such as the picture of a woman seemingly strapped to a hospital bed.
In the innovative fiction of the present times, the focus of the narrative has shifted from the delineation of character to the process of the creation of fiction and the artificiality of the text.
When his work was completed, Colt told the club: 'I do not want to see any artificiality about the course.
So it seems that we are faced with a remarkable irony: that in an age of increasing artificiality, children first need to sink their hands deeply into what is real; that in an age of light-speed communication, it is crucial that children take the time to develop their own inner voice; that in an age of incredibly powerful machines we must first teach our children how to use the incredible powers that lie deep within themselves.
THE ARTIFICIALITY OF CHRISTIANITY: ESSAYS ON THE POETICS OF MONASTICISM.
Despite its artificiality, the border between Mexico and the United States strongly affects the way environmental and human health problems are addressed in the region where these two nations meet.
Even through the artificiality of this courtly lyric, we gain access to Henry's thinking about women.