tauromachy


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Synonyms for tauromachy

the activity at a bullfight

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Despite the apocalyptic experiences of two world wars, Montherlant could still write as late as 1940 that there was nothing so beautiful as war just as he had written several years earlier that he found tauromachy more appealing than the love of a woman.
The basics of a manual of tauromachy are all there (the description of the passes, the explanation of the rules, the principles of the art) but they are interlaced with digressions, opinions, and impressions and delivered in the kind of offhand, spontaneous tone that is reminiscent of the best travel books.
The great author from the USA must know that the professional in tauromachy as in any field is an unreliable critic.
At the back of the anthology, there are English translations of Claramunt's article ("The Death Wish in Hemingway," 283-290) and Amoros's ("Hemingway and tauromachy," 264-268).
And as Goffman quotes sexual interaction as a typical example of all time-in activity,[12] Frame Analysis, as a formal grammar of experience, appears to provide a differently motivated reformulation of the analogy between sexuality and tauromachy which philosophy or literature established on their own grounds.
Arguing that tauromachy is more than a sport and more than an art (pp.
Despite the apocalyptical experiences of two world wars, Montherlant could still write as late as 1940 that there was nothing so beautiful as war just as he had written several years earlier that he found tauromachy more appealing than the love of a woman.
Like war, sport and tauromachy affirmed life, and by furnishing opportunities for adversaries to live more intensely, more passionately, permitted individuals to embrace life and move not just toward self-improvement but self-realization.
Just as the older Alban marches off to war in The Dream, so the younger Alban in The Matador pursues tauromachy in order to find "the same excitement, the same desire for great, or at least remarkable, things, the same love mixed with a vague apprehension" (The Matador 26).