Sturm und Drang


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Synonyms for Sturm und Drang

a state of uneasiness and usually resentment brewing to an eventual explosion

Synonyms for Sturm und Drang

a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

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One salient critique is that there are often so many overlapping areas between topics, particularly ombra and Sturm und Drang, that an attempt to keep them separate is difficult if not impossible.
With all this postmodern Sturm und Drang, one might expect Ancient Light to end in some twilit region of ambiguity, of shroud and eclipse," observed the New York Times Book Review.
Einige grundlegende Rousseausche Ideen uben einen tiefen Einfluss auf ihn aus und werden nach und nach in seine Gedankenwelt eingebaut, die dann zu Leitideen auch des Sturm und Drang werden.
It is also true, rather astonishingly, that amidst all of the Sturm und Drang of the crisis, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis managed to win re-election not once, but twice.
There was much sturm und drang after Magic Hat was taken over by North American Breweries, but based on the evidence of our tastings, Magic Hat is turning out better beers than ever before.
No-drama Obama" especially compares favorably to the sturm und drang of Bill Clinton's first two years.
And, amidst the Sturm und Drang of excessive top-executive pay, Media General also reported last week that its top executives had taken pay cuts when comparing 2010 to 2011.
Criticism of O'Casey was always filled with sturm und drang, and Krause gave as much as O'Casey took.
00--Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803), German philosopher, critic, and clergyman, is probably best-known in the English-speaking world as a leader in the Sturm und Drang movement and as an influential literary critic in the heyday of German Romanticism.
2) Stress on the particularity of history started even earlier in the eighteenth century (for example, Johann Georg Hamman [1730-88], Johann Gottfried yon Herder [1744-1803], Johann Wolfgang yon Goethe [1749-1832], and Sturm und Drang [1765-85]).
To be fair though, it's only because the 2007 first outing for Nick Cave and the gang's rampaging musical mid-life crisis was so sonically scuzzy and full of sly-winking sexual sturm und drang and you needed a cold shower and tetanus jab after listening to it.
There is so much Sturm und Drang in publishing these days it's hard to keep up.
As with all good ensemble playing, achieving the right balance is an integral part of successful performance: the speaking voice must have a natural inflection, yet project above the sound of the piano, which in the romantic melodram is quite sonorous in its use of Sturm und Drang effects and powerful attempts to imitate such emotional states as love and hate or natural events such as storms and wind.
That is, he distinguishes that form of passivity and its externally imposed impotence, from the form that has arisen over recent decades in the study of the literary Sturm und Drang, which tends to involve self-castigation and melancholy.
Though the tragic story of the young lovers Tristan and Isolde is referenced early on in "Elixir," the romantic-comic opera set in the Italian countryside has more in common with a Marx Brothers movie than the Sturm und Drang that will be evident later in L.