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a far cry from mainstream rap lionization of Cristobal and bling.
The lionization of Lawrence in the major works of myth and symbol--Charles Feidelson's Symbolism and American Literature (1953), R.
Contrast our legal tradition's lionization of Daniel Seeger, who objected on moral grounds to military service, (8) with the cursory dismissal of the claims raised by Elane Photography, a husband-and-wife photo agency in New Mexico that declined on moral grounds to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony.
Trends in binding (and rebinding) Shakespeare's First Folio over the centuries illustrate the increased respect felt for the text, or the lionization of the Bard of Avon; contemporary bindings like the Bodleian Library's copy in plain leather are simple and unobtrusive, in stark contrast to "luxury bindings" of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (pp.
The biggest surprise in Enemies is Weiner's lionization of current FBI director Robert Mueller, who took over in 2001.
In the literary talk of the time, Clare's fate, after his early lionization in London and the later fall into misery and oblivion, was in the air: five years later, Frederick W.
This is what has led to the media's lionization of the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, which also
Through a combination of race-based authentication, exhaustive musical appraisal (including comparisons with the tango) and the lionization of mostly black US jazz performers, such critical production--culminating in Julio Cortazar's early jazz writing--enabled contributors to engage with questions of race, social class, and the recording industry without, however, subjecting themselves to a rigorous self-examination on these very issues.
The psychedelic community also reflects earlier ideals in that it reveres "the elders" of the tribe, in sharp contrast with the lionization of youth so often dominant in mainstream culture.
1) The events of Tagore's visit and subsequent lionization by the English language literary world that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 are summarized in Dutta and Robinson, chapter 17.
In line with the above insights about the political use of the imperial past, in this essay I focus on the Columbian commemorations of 1892 in order to examine an important chapter in the lionization of the conquest and colonization of the Americas by the Spanish state and its cultural institutions.
Finally, Part IV, which is disappointingly brief, carries Pascoe's all-important analysis of the limits of "color-blindness," including what she calls the lionization of Loving v.
This lionization of Fernando proves how Peralta used art to serve politics, and how firmly invested he was in the discourse of loyalty to the monarchy.
The lionization of Behn's playwriting persona by the Restoration elite demonstrates just how deeply the "free" engagement in possessive individualism had become embedded in the cultural imagination as an inevitable fact of social life.
10 lay in its effort to debunk [the] lionization of the small republic" (p.