impervious to change

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Ascoli concludes first by deconstructing the palinode, Dante's quintessential act of revision, by which he generates an impression of auctoritas that seems impervious to change, and then by analyzing authorship and authority in the Commedia.
If, on the one hand, the texts analyzed here show how completely these writers reject that premise, they remind us, on the other hand, how pervasive the system was and how impervious to change it seemed.
Experience shows that no company, no matter how powerful, is impervious to change.
The retail giant, they said, was impervious to change.
It is demoralising to hear politicians who give the impression that farming is old fashioned, impervious to change and has no place in a modern economy
Stiglitz's portrayal of the IMF as impervious to change must also be leavened by recent developments: IMF First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger's proposal of a "Super Chapter 11" bankruptcy system for countries echoes Stiglitz's own suggestion in the final chapter of his book.
While Goths, New Romantics, and Madchester have come and gone, Billy remains impervious to change.
Opera is widely considered to be akin to a tortoise: a thick-hided entity, impervious to change, and moving slowly if at all.
Restrictive traditions that once seemed impervious to change floundered.
Although she has chosen to remain on the island, she lives a life of internal exile: "Dona Natica, suspended in time, impervious to change, concentrates on her favorite subject: the glorious past.
intelligence community generally, despite all the attention, remain impervious to change.
One of the strengths of this admirably brief book is that Westbrook does not insist on a single monologic New England culture and literary tradition that is impervious to change or dialogue.