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Kaufmans meticulous archival research into church records, sermons, and early printed devotional works (Catholic, conformist, and reformed) provides a lively--and useful--picture of the religious "circumstance" in which Shakespeare and his dramatic contemporaries worked.
Another thing pointed out to me was that Taxi Driver, given its almost subjective perspective and the somewhat Expressionistic cinematography, in part to correspond with that subjectivity, was very much, shall we say, "indebted" or influenced by The Conformist I never heard Scorsese say anything like that, or Schrader, either, but don't forget that Scorsese was also extremely influenced by a lot of or some of the people who influenced Bertolucci.
Prior considers the arguments that both conformists and reformists made about the proper relationship between civil and ecclesiastical authority and notes that the writings of the period, whether presenting a case for civil or secular authority, were similar in their manner of argument and their use of a wide range of texts.
In an article in Sweden's Axess Magazine, William Strauss and Nell Howe, generational studies gurus and authors of Millennials Rising, call today's young adults "America's new conformists," observing that they "believe in security rather than radicalism, political order rather than social emancipation, collective responsibility rather than personal expression.
Formerly separated, Catholics and Protestants are busy burying the hatchet and avoiding old doctrinal differences in the pursuit of a common political vision: one nation of clean cut, conformist subjects ruled by an omniscient, punitive male deity.
This non- conformist, cut-through-the-clutter campaign truly depicts a rejuvenated Digital.
I have to tell you that on that day I went to see two movies by directors I had no prior knowledge of--Mean Streets and The Conformist.
I'm not conformist enough and I'd drive everyone mad.
This study sets out to re-examine the transformation of English society from the robustness and freedom of the eighteenth century to the restricted and conformist society of the Victorian era.
WE are all guilty of acting like sheep and following the masses to be accepted and conformist.
He argues that these problems, as he sees them, are at least partly rooted in the socially conservative and conformist nature of Confucianism in general, and more directly in the fundamentalist and factional nature of Neo-Confucianism during the Choson dynasty 1392-1910.
He traces the lawn's history from early colonists, who transplanted turf from England, to its proliferation among post-World War II conformist suburbanites, with humor and wit, Steinberg reveals the whimsical side of lawn care, from checkerboard lawn designs to the home owner who transformed his yard into the 12th hole at Augusta National Golf Course.