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Fuchs and his Geistiger Widerstand gegen Rom in der Antiken Welt (Berlin 1938), with his allusive language and criticism of the Nazi regime in Germany which, perhaps significantly, was published at the same time as Berve's paper.
Balancing self-reflection with allusive playfulness proves to be one of Barskova's major skills and is perhaps best exemplified in the poem "The New Iliad," which begins: "Susie Sontag's writing about war.
According to Murphy, Beckett's major prose works from 1932 onward in various ways all respond either to Dedalus's theories of claritas, quidittas, and integritas, or rewrite, ironically or not, the epiphanic vision of sexual beauty: all are deeply, elaborately embedded with allusive traces of A Portrait, the Joyce text (perhaps the text), as Murphy suggests, that had the most influence on Beckett.
Love songs retain deeply allusive meanings; as Para reminds us, the "physical is just a metaphor for the spiritual.
The genre encompasses such oddities as Stacy, an allusive Japanese schoolgirl zombie dramedy; the Hong Kong "hopping zombie" series of Sir Run Run Shaw; and Lucio Fulci's magnificent Zombi 2, which combines a flesh-eating zombie, a man-eating shark, and a bare-breasted woman diver in a bravura underwater battle.
In the highly distilled and allusive reflections presented and in their presentation, a complex critical apprehension of the relationship between image and text, individual and society is produced.
Secret crushes, altered personalities, subtle humor, and one allusive author all add up to pure fun.
Beginning in Berlin and ending in Portugal, the film presents a freely flowing series of impressionistic images; complex and allusive, the film wrestles with the difficulty of representing the processes of thought and response in visual and aural language.
They apply labels to various types of names: initialized and acronymic names (IBM, Alcoa), allusive names (the Mach3 razor), arbitrary names (Apple), and the coined names currently in vogue (Agilent, Lucent).
The dozens of allusive examples set forth in musical notation, plus many more referred to, demonstrate the protean possibilities of the device.
Throughout, the reader encounters a distinct personality, presented in a precise, graceful, and allusive style.
Mr Anderson's colourful and allusive tapestry composes the background to fifteen of Elgar's works, throwing numerous revealing sidelights on the composer's wide and curious reading in Caxton and Carlyle, Longfellow and Scott, Shakespeare, Shaw, Shelley and Tennyson.