contemplativeness


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Wenders' occasionally off-putting, post-war European contemplativeness was, also like Kiarostami's work, often tempered by the naive, sometimes starkly learned point of view of children -- an idea both directors gleaned from post-war Italian cinema.
In the passage over that threshold of darkness to the contemplativeness of one who writes there is revealed the mysterious beauty of the labyrinth, new births, resurrections, total radiance: "dedalo di falo, spezie, sospiri da manti di smeraldo ventilato.
According to Jones, symbolist and impressionist techniques show Toomer's thought to be "reified" - as do his religiosity, his contemplativeness, his attempts to merge genres, and, most crucially, his denial of his assigned "place" in American racial structures.