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Deftly researched and bitingly exact in its portrayal of extremist psychology and its terrible consequences, Burning Books And Leveling Libraries is highly recommended, as is Knuth's previous study in the field, "Libricide.
Holding the front gallery with their phantasmagoric dreamscapes, cartoon-laden biomorphism, and bitingly radioactive color, such works enact a slow burn, by turns optical and conceptual.
Subtitles: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan Dmitri Shostakovich's tragic and bitingly satiric opera, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, is one of the greatest operas of the 20th century, and this sizzling and steamy production from the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona attests to that fact.
And it is true that in winter it is sometimes so bitingly cold that one is tempted to say, 'What do I care if there is a summer; its warmth is no help to me now.
Another story that unfolds in a fragmentary and bitingly "realist" framework is Emma Unsworth's "Doppelganger.
Yet in sharp contrast to Out of America, Keith Richburg's bitingly pessimistic account of his years as an African- American correspondent covering the Rwandan genocide and clan warfare in Somalia, French, also an African American, sees Africa as a continent still dense with possibility.
Only Skin Deep presents many famous images, from Dorothea Lange's iconic Depression era tableau Migrant Mother to Gordon Parks's bitingly ironic American Gothic, a portrait of a downtrodden government charwoman with her mop and broom, to Charles Moore's harrowing shots of civil rights demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama, being pummeled by water canons.
Anguillans, Naipaul bitingly remarks, "are not well-educated.
Nearby, a marquee houses an `Art against Corruption' exhibition of posters, photos and bitingly satirical cartoons.
A poignant, searing, and often bitingly funny collection of personal essays by almost two dozen writers--John Berendt, Brad Gooch, Allan Gurganus, and Sarah Schulman among them--the book remembers over 20 creative artists lost to AIDS in the past 20 years, including poet James Merrill, filmmaker Derek Jarman, and painter and writer David Wojnarowicz.
Where Manson's breakthrough album, Antichrist Superstar, featured clever wordplay and bitingly mocked his critics, in Holy Wood Manson's bleak obsession with death and all things subversive turns old and tired.
All thanks to "Dick," the bitingly satirical retelling of the Watergate scandal.