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This volume takes Tate through the publication of his novel, The Fathers (1938), about which Underwood writes penetratingly.
In writing that is elegant and penetratingly simple, she gives voice to some things we may know in our hearts but need an interpreter like her to help process.
She describes instances of hypocrisy, of confronted priests giving "academy award" performances, though her more penetratingly wry asides cannot be repeated.
Finally, briefly, but penetratingly, Kapferer relates the violence unleashed in sorcery both represented through the Suniyama rite and in the practices at sorcery shrines to civil strife and ethnic violence.
He was in Genoa at the same time as Orazio Gentileschi, whose portrait he later penetratingly sketched as a severe old man, intrepid but mistrustful.
The impact [of the Civil War] upon southern writers becomes vastly and penetratingly more powerful if one accepts my claim that southern fiction is, at the very least indirectly, about the Civil War.
This leads to her most important point, the perception of universality not as a stationary phenomenon, but as a process that she penetratingly describes as "zwischennational" (p.
They can be childishly naive or penetratingly critical, enthusiastic or lethargic, tolerant or bigoted.
She might have done even better had she paid more attention to the collapse of southern conservatism, penetratingly delineated in Weaver's Southern Tradition at Bay, and if she had widened her net to include a consideration of the sea-change in the theology, social thought, and institutional practice of the white churches, which had a significant if largely unstudied impact on the course of the postbellum South.
That exegesis can be penetratingly accurate, poetically free, or merely outrageous.
11) The postmodern world, as penetratingly described by the poet and statesman Vaclav Havel, is the world which has emerged out of the two most important political events in the second half of the twentieth century: the collapse of colonial hegemony and the fall of communism.