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But Cooper's eschewal of intertitles leaves his film ill-equipped to develop the tensions between the animals explored with some subtlety and sophistication in the pages of Smith's picture book.
The very factors that enable online P2P platforms to deliver loans quickly and broadly - that is, their reliance on consumer credit-ratings databases and eschewal of collateral or guarantees - can generate risks, as they leave important questions about borrowers unanswered.
In the eighteenth century, Herodotus's work was felt to be congenial by those developing wide-ranging and comparative "universal histories"; in the nineteenth, Thucydides's strictures on the need for critical analysis of evidence and eschewal of rhetoric saw him hailed as the originator of modern "history as science"; in the twentieth, Herodotus rose again as the original cultural and anthropological historian, while Thucydides's alleged reductionism led to him being favored by political scientists rather than historians.
In his foundational first two chapters, Sorabji contrasts the two parallels before resolving them by asking how Gandhi and the Stoics could reconcile their eschewal of conventional emotional attachments with their obvious commitment to communal values: to the love of others (whether family members or the wider human family) and to the expression of that concern via political engagement.
His research, Mancini writes, exhibited "a conscious eschewal of a Euro-centric perspective" that resists "exploitative stances of exoticization or judgment" (xi).
There is, too, the unrelenting Reinhardtean eschewal of mortgaged symbolic meaning, as in a 1956 letter to Merton: 'I see only abstract forms, concrete, but not as specific and particularised as your images and symbols, the vertical and the horizontal, the Greek cross .
Paul Gilroy's Against Race: Imagining Political Culture Beyond the Color Line (2002) argues a similar point albeit without the trope of post-racism, suggesting that race-thinking is dangerous to humanity and calls for an eschewal of "race.
Discussing The Stranger, Barthes detected in Camus's rejection of the preterite tense and of the third-person narrative, in his eschewal of a certain analogical use of the adjective, an attempt to deliver himself from the myth of literature.
All the while, National Geographic staunchly denied but continued to profit from the sex appeal of its pictures of seminude women, labeling the photographs anthropological evidence and priding itself on its eschewal of editorial prudery.
Jargon aside, however, the case is made, and a penetrating analysis of O'Hara's performance in The Quiet Man, a deliberate eschewal of "authenticity" for "performativity" (103) capstones the chapter.
As we know, modernist architects turned their wrath on these amalgams, demanding straight lines, square corners, and the eschewal of ornament.
FREDERICK KAGAN WOULD CERTAINLY agree with Boot's emphasis on training, tactics, and doctrine, and his eschewal of a purely technological approach.
Her eschewal of reading it through Shostakovich's biography (or vice versa) paradoxically ensures that biography nonetheless colors all of her evaluations.