As befits its status as a work of scholarship, however, Race Mixing's ambivalence on this issue is of a more ordered and theorized kind than is Far From
Heaven's--it is shown, far more clearly, to reside in the issue itself rather than in Romano's treatment of it.
IN ANTICIPATION OF THE RELEASE THIS MONTH OF FAR FROM HEAVEN, TODD HAYNES'S MUCH-ANTICIPATED HOMAGE TO DOUGLAS SIRK, GEOFFREY O'BRIEN VISITED THE DIRECTOR AT HIS HOME IN PORTLAND, OREGON, WHERE THEY DISCUSSED HAYNES'S CANNY REDEPLOYMENT OF THE SYNTAX OF '50S CINEMA.
Seen from one angle, Todd Haynes's Far from Heaven is a cunningly precise pastiche of a movie Douglas Sirk might have made in 1958--if, that is, Universal Studios had been prepared to release a movie bearing on homosexuality, interracial romance, and the civil rights movement.
Drew, Ristau and the rest of the Far West Fibers team are far from
passive observers of the economic changes taking place.
They are too far from
a subway station to qualify for a subway bonus that could add 3 FAR.
But far from
being a painful drain on their profitability, the added expense is in fact a planned consequence of their efforts to win business in an increasingly crowded market by making higher-risk loans.
indulging in empty posturing, Congress has been engaged in an extremely difficult--and so far very responsible--political struggle (among themselves and with the president) that has produced considerable success against highly unfavorable odds.
Another possible explanation has been presented for the occurrence of metal penetration far from the mold-metal interface.
While the theory seems attractive, it is not widely accepted as the reason for metallic iron deposition far from the mold-metal interface.