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GRAFTER Dani Atkinson PRESTIGIOUS Dancer Dani has won a place to continue her studies at the Limn Institute in New York
PHOTO : furniture shows at Limn Gallery and Limn Gallery Annex
Flashbacks limn her relationship with Yusuf (Farid Kamil), with whom traumatized Nasrin now breaks off her engagement.
It's also hard to think of any other actor his age who could convincingly limn Jack's confusion, frustration and growing appreciation of his alternate life sympathetically yet unsentimentally.
Home movies going back to 1939, interspersed with archival news footage, limn clan's tangled geographical roots: One grandmother is an Italian Jew who escaped the Holocaust; another an NYC Catholic/socialist who converted to Judaism and moved to Israel to protest Nazism; a grandfather left Europe to help found Israel.
Superb music docu hones in on one lesser-known light of 20th century blues, singer-guitarist David "Honeyboy" Edwards, and manages to limn the whole course of the movement, from the Mississippi Delta through Chicago and into the wider world.
At the same time, Roth has taken these two contradictory impulses in himself, and used them to limn two contradictory impulses in American history: the first, embodied by Levov, representing that optimistic strain of Emersonian self-reliance, predicated upon a belief in hard work and progress; the second, embodied by the Swede's fanatical daughter, Merry, representing the darker side of American individualism, what Roth calls ``the fury, the violence, and the desperation'' of ``the indigenous American berserk.
Malmquist's immersive prose perfectly limns the demands of living within the chiaroscuro of deep grief.
Powell shows himself to be a master of the sentence--his questions range from laugh-out-loud funny to frank, poignant, bawdy, occasionally gruesome, and surprisingly philosophical--and throughout he effortlessly limns the cadences of speech without falling into monotony.
This story of federal authority is brought to light in great detail by Hogeland, who limns the main characters in the drama.
Ciaran Hinds huffs and puffs as a hard-core slavery advocate; Michael Gambon does worldly cynic with a secret soul duty, and Rufus Sewell limns a remarkably even-tempered fanatic.
But this persistent conceit about McKay's presumed retrograde aesthetic overlooks the poet's momentous literary cultural work, a dialect(ical) of modernism that Maxwell limns as the black author's "progressive, internationalizing impulse" (xxxi).
Drawing on the women's letters as well as Brooks's unpublished autobiography and other materials, Souhami (a winner of the Whitbread Biography Award for Selkirk's Island) limns a relationship that lasted through infidelity, separation, and temperamental incompatibility.
In cadences like the heartbeat of the universe and gorgeous images both abstract and concrete, McDermott limns a creation story from Genesis that echoes many others
To chart the often exasperating course of democracy in America, West limns the work.