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give an archaic appearance of character to


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Similarly, Munro argues that archaizing pastoral performances negotiate questions of national history and culture in Fletcher's Faithful Shepherdess (1608; revived 1634), Milton's Comus (1634), and Jonson's fragmentary Sad Shepherd (ca.
Although Saint Anne is Mary's most obvious mentor, there is a clear parallel between the artistic work of the Virgin and the horticultural work of Saint Joachim--a parallel highlighted by Rossetti's archaizing distortion of perspective.
In her elevated and archaizing speech as Queen Micomicona, Dorotea tells Don Quixote that she has traveled far to find him, using the word "olor" ("smell") in an expression related to the notion of "tracking down" (as in hunting): "Y si es que el valor de vuestro fuerte brazo corresponde a la voz de vuestra inmortal fama, obligado estais a favorecer a la sin ventura que de tan luenes tierras viene, al olor de vuestro famoso nombre, buscandoos para remedio de sus desdichas" ["And if the courage of your strong arm corresponds to the renown of your immortal fame, you are obliged to assist this woman of unlucky fortune who hails from lands far afield, following the scent of your famous name, in search of a remedy to her misfortunes"] (1.
Urusov not only in a general archaizing Slavophilism, but also in the conviction that the historian must seek laws rather than causes.
The Russian formalist Yuri Tynyanov views Pushkin as an innovator with archaizing tendencies.
Peace' is an especially loaded term, and the archaizing imperative "Peace
The Count insists that the courtier should abide by present usage and not conform to the archaizing precept, advocated by Pietro Bembo in his Prose della volgar lingua of 1525 and here defended by the speaker Federigo Fregoso, according to which Italians should imitate Boccaccio in prose and Petrarch in verse.
1250) by adaptive extension; (45) this modernized replacement (without end-stop) is then nullified by Milton's archaizing preference (massive) for the oft-form, even though in "avoidance of obsolescent verb terminals" he was "outstandingly modern"; (46) and first traces back to the same source as Old English fore (adv.
Komninos Ipsilantis, a work written in the XVIIIth century in archaizing and ancient greek in the Ottoman Empire.
xxxi): "What I have aimed at in this translation--inevitably, with imperfect success--is to represent Psalms in a kind of English verse that is readable as poetry, yet sounds something like the Hebrew-emulating its rhythms wherever feasible, reproducing many of the effects of its expressive poetic syntax, seeking equivalents for the combination of homespun directness and archaizing in the original, hewing to the lexical concreteness of the Hebrew, and making more palpable the force of parallelism that is at the heart of biblical poetry.
Ian Holgate takes up the vital subject of female patronage in his comparative investigation of the Venetian cult of Monica, and, finally, Roberto Cobianchi provides persuasive evidence for an eremitic, artistic "way of being-in-the-world" (I quote Clifford Geertz), for the Hermits of Citta di Castello guided Raphael's archaizing celestial coronation of San Nicola in his early altarpiece for Sant'Agostino.
The archaizing beret, which had been frequently depicted in sixteenth-century historical pictures, was no longer considered fashionable by the seventeenth century.
Writers from within the genre (China Mieville, David Brin) and outside it (Germaine Greer) complain about Tolkien's Tory medievalism, as they denigrate his archaizing style.
80 is the most archaizing, the least accurate in some respects, and certainly the least likely to have guided engineers.
The only argument for an external dating of the Pan Painter is made by Byvanck-Quarles van Ufford, who proposes that mannerism was an archaizing movement, a short-lived reaction against the statesman Kimon after his ostracism from Athens in 462.