epigrammatic


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The polished punctuation and epigrammatic style we see in Emma and Persuasion is simply not there," the BBC quoted Sutherland as saying.
From the epigrammatic terseness of Tinashe Muchuri, through the bitter realism of John Eppel's "Pungwe", to the ironic cynicism of Rumbi Katedza's narrator in "Corpse," nearly all the pieces collected here strike notes of exile, homesickness or nostalgia for the Zimbabwe that was, or is yet to be.
While his wisdom is occasionally epigrammatic ("Without the presence of the past there is no balance in the present" [p.
Except for a few longer poems, Patrizia Cavalli's neo-Petrarchist modulations have found in epigrammatic length their most apposite form of expression.
At once whimsical and grave, Netsuke Days catches Sandy thinking, observing, dismissing, critiquing, joking in epigrammatic slices that reflect "emotional and intellectual complexes" in sculpted "instants of time.
Were Henry Hazlitt or even Leonard Read alive today, gifted as they were with clean, epigrammatic prose, they might have written the likes of Meltdown.
The first book is more stately, reflective, epigrammatic.
His combination of epigrammatic formulae and occasionally biting satire often reminded fans of English-language Catholic luminaries of earlier eras, such as G.
New and suggestive phrases, such as the epigrammatic "Take it big," the cutting "crackpot realism," or the Strangelovian "executives of the mind," take on lives of their own.
Suitable primarily for upper level undergraduate university students as well as environmental manager-practitioners, this volume provides an epigrammatic briefing of several emerging directions in the field of integrated resource and environmental management (IREM).
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.