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Synonyms for canonize

declare (a dead person) to be a saint

treat as a sacred person

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Much of her reading focuses on works that had already fallen into neglect well before the twentieth-century formation of American literature as an academic field, at the hands of nineteenth-century canonizers such as May, Read, and Griswold.
In other words, Jasper is asserting that romanticism, stripped of the view of modern secular canonizers, is more closely allied to postmodernism than we might have thought.
With passion and eloquence, he addresses current debates about classical music in today's world: to whom it is--or should be--addressed, what steps (if any) should be taken to reach a mass audience, and the role of opinion makers and canonizers in perpetuating repertories.
Fujii's analysis of silence and death in the novel shows how Soseki's novel as well as its canonizers and critics have successfully "written out" Japan's imperialist enterprises on the Asian continent.
Post-traditional poetry has its most conspicuous origins in the mid-1920s, when, just about simultaneously, the leading canonizers of high modernism began to take radical measures to address what seemed to them a profound schism between their most revered traditions and their peculiar historical interpretations of post-War Europe.
In brief, this inviolability of the scriptures to their canonizers is itself the strongest evidence that the texts compiled into the current Torah were regarded by the scribes themselves as the legacy of a true and early revelation.
21) I discuss the analogous case of objections to vernacular romance by classicizing canonizers, who saw that genre as too popular for inclusion in a national literary tradition, in chapter three of my Ladies Errant.
Although the purveyors of interwar middlebrow culture that Rubin touches upon-the aforementioned, as well as Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Mortimer Adler, Alexander Woollcott, and Mark Van Doren-are, as Rubin notes, victims" of canon formation, they can also be seen as canonizers themselves.