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But she has also balanced these moves, and her epigrammatic sentences, with the descriptive detail for which she is so celebrated.
The book has its origins in a PhD thesis, and this perhaps hints at some of the epigrammatic nature of its approach to evidence--the book as given reads like a wonderful assemblage of specific examples of the association between peace and 'kingship' in the early medieval West.
Enenkel argues that at the core of the epigrammatic enterprise is an effort to create a set of shared values between writer and reader, one that relies on wit and understatement.
and is written in various styles--short epigrammatic challenging and disturbing statements reminiscent of Nietzsche, snatches of remembered conversations and discussions, and (at times lengthy) poems.
"In particular, the high degree of polished punctuation and epigrammatic style we see in 'Emma' and 'Persuasion' is simply not there," Sutherland said.
The polished punctuation and epigrammatic style we see in Emma and Persuasion is simply not there," the BBC quoted Sutherland as saying.
From the epigrammatic terseness of Tinashe Muchuri, through the bitter realism of John Eppel's "Pungwe", to the ironic cynicism of Rumbi Katedza's narrator in "Corpse," nearly all the pieces collected here strike notes of exile, homesickness or nostalgia for the Zimbabwe that was, or is yet to be.
Among his immediate circle he brewed a heady mix of homosexuality, slashing, epigrammatic wit, literary allusion (though 'wide learning' in this circle did not encompass science or indeed necessarily any of the other arts), emotional intensity (sometimes all the more intense for being bottled up) and (usually) loyalty.
His combination of epigrammatic formulae and occasionally biting satire often reminded fans of English-language Catholic luminaries of earlier eras, such as G.K.
There, two onions--one halved, one whole--lie about, the knife pointed directly at the reader, as if menacing his critics; art and trenchant epigrammatic poetry in the service of self-defense, if you will.
Suitable primarily for upper level undergraduate university students as well as environmental manager-practitioners, this volume provides an epigrammatic briefing of several emerging directions in the field of integrated resource and environmental management (IREM).
The seventeen chapters that follow divide Jesuit emblem production into two phases: based on the notion of the spiritual itinerary, Jeronimo Nadal's proto-emblematic Adnotationes et meditationes in Evangelia of 1595, emulated by Jan David, Antoine Sucquet, and other Jesuits active within the order's Flemish-Belgian province, codified the use of the annotated pictura as a source for meditative and contemplative reflection on the soul's relation to Christ; Jesuit emblematists of the mid- and later seventeenth century, among whom the most distinguished practitioner-theorists were Claude-Francois Menestrier and Jakob Masen, consolidated the move away from the pithy epigrammatic form and enigmatic content codified by Andrea Alciato as an elite pastime in the Emblematum liber of 1531.