Yet at the same time, contemporaneity
also gives these texts features that complicate the conventional generic characteristic of xiaoshuo.
47) Despite disagreement among academics over whether strict or loose requirements of contemporaneity
should be required, courts have adopted a flexible standard that is not consistent with the spirit of the exception.
Yes, the Canadian Opera Company's season-opening production of Verdi's Egyptian opera was one of those misguided, modern-dress updatings (costumes by Jon Morrell, sets by Hildegard Bechtler) that sacrifice dramatic meaning for bogus contemporaneity
, with director Tim Albery (previously responsible for such worthy COC productions as Rodelinda, Gotterdammerung and War and Peace) the chief architect.
Kiteley moves forward and back through time, allowing each speaker his or her specific contemporaneity
, so that the town's identity emerges not as a palimpsest--its present-day streets and houses and inhabitants "written over" its deep historical past--but rather as a kind of historical simultaneity: these people may have lived at different points in history, but they are all speaking right now in this book.
Does the contemporaneity
of these events with one another, and with a million others as disjointed form a rational bond between them, and write them into anything that resembles for us a world?
, Bartoloni concludes, there is no sense of exile because no clash occurs between past and present (150).
Representational Subversions and the Limits of Postcoloniality: Shahzia Sikander's Strategic Contemporaneity
The people at KPF, almost to an unprecedented degree among their architectural contemporaries, are immune from hype and nonsense, from the irrepressible need to design clamorously iconic buildings that are hardly functional and that, ultimately, have little going for them other than the allure of a fast-fading contemporaneity
In some cases, the active politicization of Islam is viewed as the reaction of people to the new challenges of contemporaneity
- political, socio-economic and spiritual problems.
He said: "The sail bridge with its 42-metre mast was intended as a fanfare of revolutionary intent, trumpeting the inauguration of SA1, declaring the project's unabashed contemporaneity
and proposing an end to the historic east/west divide.
By censuring the artist's taste and the model's discarded clothes and disheveled hair, the critics made it clear that they were unsettled by the work's undisguised contemporaneity
Therefore, to add a last point, Fritzsche believes that it has been only since the French Revolution that history has extended "the concept of contemporaneity
across the entire globe" and so prepared the ground for providing "all people with political power" (p.