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10 lay in its effort to debunk [the] lionization of the small republic" (p.
It was around the turn of the twentieth century that Sequoyah's lionization reached its apex.
The lionization of originality is largely a modern development, however, and during Avison's day borrowing other composers' music was both accepted and expected.
The great danger with this form of lionization is that, regardless of well-meaning motivations, it is destructive and dangerous, particularly for the oppressed.
Despite its massive size (680 pages of dense text and 105 even denser pages of endnotes), the book is superbly readable, clearly written, well paced, and cleverly focused on those aspects of Hand's life and career most likely to interest people who are not fascinated by the work of a lower-court judge--his marriage, personality, views of free speech and the role of the Supreme Court, political activities, failure to become a Supreme Court Justice, lionization by the media in his old age, and relations with famous people ranging from Herbert Croly and Walter Lippmann to Bernard Berenson, George Santayana, and Theodore Roosevelt and including all the legal luminaries of his era.
Among the many remarkable aspects of this ensemble, one thing stands out--something almost unthinkable in this age of the artistic jet set and the lionization of a few conductors as they occupy too many podia on a part-time basis.
Anyone who can figure out what's meant here by "sexualized libertarianism" can win extra points by showing how such a thing would lead to the lionization of the late Milk, a standard-issue leftist politico - or, even more incredibly, of Perot.
Goodman can go overboard in his lionization of Young, whose every folly is forgiven as a display of his ``courage to fail.
The Bell Curve (1994, Free Press, New York), the most successful (and controversial) literary lionization of quick-wittedness to date, drives home a related point: Intelligent is as intelligent does -- on an IQ test.
Baldwin believes that Paris - a world of intellectual fertility and sexual outlawry emblematized by Sartre's lionization of Genet - is a milieu more tolerant of homosexuality than he can find in black America or the white liberal America of Norman Mailer.
Cheney also mixes up "truths" that are demonstrably false (such as the Liberators film) with ones she dislikes or disagrees with (Foucault's lionization of Pierre Riviere).
What about the current lionization of tech geniuses and billionaires, or Time's pick of Albert Einstein as Person of the Century?