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A world of minor and sometimes major figures comes to life, in their daily activities and, more piquantly, in their delinquencies and points of conflict with the administration.
Yet that line is the most piquantly perceptive of any Jackson has delivered about himself.
whirlwind of sensuality that piquantly reminds them of the exquisite
Passages in the overlong, lecturing poems can still hit the mark cleanly--"another says you know back home / you can't say anything against the / government, here you can say all you want / but they don't give a damn" ("Carmana")--which may be piquantly illustrated by the fact that this collection has been subsidized by the plantation-owning Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council.
In this exuberant, piquantly tonal three-movement work, quartet members are occasionally treated as individual soloists--requiring virtuosity--rather than the interacting ensemble members one might expect.
Peter Florence was the wonderful narrator, his tones significantly coloured to differentiate between poetry-readings and biographical text, his pacing so piquantly timed.
Incorporating a Polaroid aesthetic and rude, raw washes of color, Semmel's approach--I think of a canonical piece like Intimacy/Autonomy, 1974--gave rise to an unlikely effect both piquantly pornographic and uncannily clinical.
The decent, Edwardian, scientific, oh-so-sensible view crumbled under the assault of experience," Schwartz commented, adding piquantly that, "for all his concerns with the future, the final irony is that Wells was bound to the past.
Yet another Powellian forte much in evidence here is the piquantly improbable comparison: he observes likenesses of one sort or another between Orwell and Lord Byron; Cyril Connolly and Ronald Knox; and (my personal favorite) John Betjeman and Yukio Mishima.
A cevichelike serving of piquantly sauced bay scallops, squid and shrimp in a martini-shaped glass called campechana Espanola ($8.
Hyperion's packaging fronts Michael Ayrton's piquantly evocative painting of William Walton in 1948; the insert-notes are by this country's greatest music critic Michael Kennedy, and the recording quality is topnotch.
This was piquantly evinced in The Fair Fruitseller, where what is ostensibly a portrayal of a working-class woman is somewhat comically overlaid with the trappings of bourgeois desirability.