Along with the "naturalists" the book marginalises, almost quarantines, Muldoon, Banville, and McGuckian, a fate incurred by their adherence to "self-consciously post-modernist agendas": their substance and international recognition is, once again, glancingly
Such encounters with reading that "hints at the marvelous" almost always deal in the spirit, "directly or glancingly
Early on, these are only glancingly
referred to, as in "the nightingales sang last night" or "ashes hauled.
News rely on measures that are only glancingly
related to actual learning, such as the percentage of alumni who donate money or the reputation a school has among administrators of other colleges.
Endlessly layered and circling, with a near-fetishistic attraction to postmodern theory, Re-Membering Masculinity perhaps is best approached as a nexus of pictorial and textual readings; some are made glancingly
, others more deeply.
Mr Bartley, a civil servant, said: "I only had to show my ticket glancingly
, once to get through a police cordon, and once to get to the perimeter of the ground.
The multipage press releases announcing the survey results included not a single sentence even glancingly
critical of anyone with a role in the status quo.
In the end, despite its many strengths, The Great Deluge only glancingly
engages the greater underlying corruption that Katrina exposed.
Twice Born itself addresses the issue of transethnic adoption, but only glancingly
(raised in a Reform Jewish family with English roots, she finds her birth parents were Russian Jews).
Geographers will find that this book, although only glancingly
aimed at them, gives them plenty to think about.
Many readers have tried to elicit what exactly makes this lyric so haunting; it certainly feels anticipatory, even if its words at best only glancingly
apply to her and Othello.
The subject is treated only glancingly
in the penultimate essay of the book, "The Modern Study of the Bible," adapted by the editors (see p.
The underlying suggestion--that just like Antipholus, Shakespeare has an absolute right to be inside his 'house' (the company of dramatists), a right that is both questioned and denied by those who have no authority to keep him out--can be delivered glancingly
, with humor.
The only newspaper account I could locate treated the collapse so glancingly
it was occasion only for an admiring photograph of a crane picking a car from the pit, labeled with a brief caption.
Written by David Hubbard and directed by ``A Bronx Tale's'' Chazz Palminteri, it's a coincidental and maybe magical affair in which several lost souls intersect - or, at least, pass glancingly