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at 522 ("Because the fundamental value provision does not have any independent legal significance, we conclude it is prefatory and that its omission from the ballot summary does not render the ballot language clearly and conclusively defective.").
The prefatory (or front) matter of a work--alongside title pages, appendices, tables or illustrations--is part of the so-called "paratext," or the set of supplementary book constituents.
The presale announcement is also notable because it is consistent with concerns about the marketability of the folio expressed in its prefatory writing, and because this concern distinguishes CHT from the memorializing ambitions of Jonson.
But it goes farther still: it shows that Lamartine's reworking of the prefatory genre in such varied- and ultimately unusual-ways broadens the meaning of the melange des genres that is one of the core principles of Romantic reinvention of artistic expression.
Following the prefatory miniatures, Stahl lists but does not illustrate the calendar (ff.
The prefatory chapters also point out the connections between the plays, revealing the cohesiveness of this anthology.
He also provides insights into the complex, ever-changing intersection between prefatory or dedicatory material and advertizing, which generally follows the age-old strategy of praising one's own product while insulting one's competitors.
Herendeen notes, is begun by a text's prefatory material, and it expands on Loewenstein's theory of possessive authorship to suggest another way in which Jonson's idealized reader and his self-constructed literary persona interact with and depend upon one another.
One plunges right into the poem (presented in original spelling), with neither prefatory material nor, more unusually, intervening dedication or prefatory letter from the publisher.
The fourth chapter moves beyond prefatory material to examine the narratives themselves.
With more in-depth prefatory material, these stories would have felt more like they belonged together, and No Margins would have been elevated from a gathering of great writing to an excellent anthology.
[Q:] A poet gives a reading of his new experimental work, which surges past the cultural need for narrative or indeed form of any kind whatsoever, and approaches, as he says eloquently in his prefatory remarks, pure poetry, which does not need words, nor music, nor the usual culturally fascist insistence on sense or story.