The most salient aspect of the imagination's opacity in the last plays is its consistent investigation of the reality of mental life, its evocation of an absorbingly
staged drama of the mind even as--or perhaps because--the plays readily attempt to achieve certainty in the midst of discrepancies between surfaces and secrets, and the affective sources of action.
Latin American filmmakers must be resourceful, and many times they create an absorbingly
idiosyncratic look at life in which human character, not special effects, governs the action.
The more time people spend on ritual and religion, the greater the need for permanent and instituted arrangements that would secure them in their removal from the mundane for the time that they engage absorbingly
If, as is generally accepted today, Lizzie Borden was really guilty, a number of fascinating points arise and the whole affair becomes an intriguing puzzle, as well as an absorbingly
interesting sociological study of certain aspects of late nineteenth-century American domestic economy -- albeit gone awry
Stephen Addae's book is absorbingly
interesting and refreshingly fair; unlike the gold fields of Ashanti, one does not have to dig deep for its riches.
And someone who does not care what Hegel thought (or why) may find the "master-slave dialectic" or the "death of Art" absorbingly
interesting, and insight-producing in ways that the historic Hegel never dreamed of.
detailed exegesis of Gayo verbal genres - ritual speech, sung duel, imaginary chronicle - constitutes the second part of the book.
In a three-decade career, David Shapiro, who turns fifty in 1997, has published eight highly experimental and absorbingly
meditative books of poetry, as well as a good deal of art criticism.
In Webern and the Lyric Impulse, Anne Shreffler redresses this imbalance by offering an absorbingly
detailed study of Webern's settings of poems by his near-contemporary Georg Trakl (1887-1914) between 1915 and 1921.
Although they are beset by a difficult and absorbingly
turbulent external environment, they are responding to this environment in innovative and positive ways.
As Dr Evans herself no doubt reflected, she might have used her conclusion as an introduction, not merely because it contains an etat present of criticism on Le Spleen de Paris, which situates and justifies her own work, not merely because it explores some of the ramifications of her sub-title, but because the preceding chapter, devoted to |Le Thyrse' and Baudelaire's intertextual dialogue with Diderot and Sterne, provides a satisfying synthesis of those dualities that Evans has so absorbingly
examined during the course of the book: individuality (sauvagerie) and conformity civilization), facetiousness and sententiousness, madness and conventional wisdom.
A deftly crafted novel by a master of the mystery genre, this large print edition of "Death On The Cherwell" is absorbingly
entertaining from cover to cover, and highly recommended, especially for community library Mystery/Suspense collections.