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The seventeen chapters that follow divide Jesuit emblem production into two phases: based on the notion of the spiritual itinerary, Jeronimo Nadal's proto-emblematic Adnotationes et meditationes in Evangelia of 1595, emulated by Jan David, Antoine Sucquet, and other Jesuits active within the order's Flemish-Belgian province, codified the use of the annotated pictura as a source for meditative and contemplative reflection on the soul's relation to Christ; Jesuit emblematists of the mid- and later seventeenth century, among whom the most distinguished practitioner-theorists were Claude-Francois Menestrier and Jakob Masen, consolidated the move away from the pithy epigrammatic form and enigmatic content codified by Andrea Alciato as an elite pastime in the Emblematum liber of 1531.
STAND-UP COMEDIANS, because their success usually relies on being able to think in short, epigrammatic bursts, rarely venture into the realm of more extended prose writing.
It's filled with goofy colloquialisms and dimwitted lines that aspire to be epigrammatic but sound more tin-eared than anything.
Some of these sections are quite short; in fact, almost epigrammatic.
Placing his characters under a microscope like a scientist observing a new strain of bacteria, he arms them with epigrammatic existential wordplay as they despairingly try to make sense of life and find meaning in a terrifyingly unfathomable universe.
This informative study of the Xenien examines Goethe's and Schiller's aggressively provocative epigrammatic poems as an independent, innovative genre.
embedded epigrammatic crystals of the first water, crisp-faceted jewelry
But Wiltse's approach is ultimately modern, powered by a glib style that skips over the tedium of small talk and goes straight to the snappy lines, epigrammatic observations and libidinous foolishness.
Dense and epigrammatic, the play turns overly schematic at times, dictating the audience's responses in a way that Tom Stoppard or David Hare would disdain.
Scharfenberg describes the play as drawing from "diverse sources of the human experience and [using] diverse styles of narration: monologue, dialogue, epigrammatic sentences, repetitions of former passages.
Peter Kolchin's epigrammatic claim that "almost every historical statement of significance is implicitly comparative" is followed by the equally provocative suggestion that "disagreements among scholars often rest more on the differing comparative frameworks that implicitly underlie their judgment than on differing understandings of what actually happened" (116).
In its dazzling display of epigrammatic virtuosity, Earnest is a heroically sustained frolic of polished witticisms lampooning the proprieties and conventions of class.