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Dr Waiton deals assiduously with the issue, particularly the elitism, faux anti-racism and censoriousness that have much wider implications for society.
myself against, the moral censoriousness, the looking out for people
And so it is symptomatic of endgame thinking with regard to nineteenth-as well as twentieth-century art that Clark himself, who has done so much to invigorate the study of the period, should betray an air of fatigued censoriousness concerning recent writing about Cezanne.
With a censoriousness that is important to notice here, the narrator claims that Clifford's "nature" is to be a "Sybarite," living only for beauty and pleasure, possessing "an exquisite taste, and an enviable susceptibility of happiness" (108).
He nevertheless suffered humiliation and rage at the climate of censoriousness within which he worked.
territories--the institution showcases decades of avant-garde art suppressed over decades of cultural censoriousness.
Yet by the end of the century, a new level of censoriousness had developed, born of a now extraordinarily tight embrace between central authority and local elites.
Marchant Lazcano has little sympathy for what is described as "lo horrible [de] la vida en Chile" (245) and for the structures of pretension, censoriousness, and belittlement that emerge in the treatment of whatever is perceived as the Other.
There is neither pleading here, nor any censoriousness.
as a matter of social comfort, I like much better a little meaningless courtesy, than an excess of that Anglo-Saxon bluntness, which quite as often proceeds from arrogance and censoriousness, as from a love of truth.
The people of Camden were churchgoing," Reid recalls, "but their attitude toward religion might be described as an easy familiarity in contrast to the strict censoriousness of New England.
For didactic purposes, Locke identifies the four components of incivility: roughness, "contempt or want of due respect discovered either in looks, words, or gesture," censoriousness, captiousness ([section] 143, 107-09).