Shaped by broadcasting into a "musical Babbitt,"--a reference to Sinclair Lewis's epitomic
philistine and a possible barb to the Princeton composer of serial music who ignored Adorno's calls--quality broadcast reception becomes a fetish for the listener to "do good work" by capturing the best signal possible.
Though ballet has its own dynamics that require different modes of presentation, free as it is from the demands of naturalism, it is also a medium in which the symbolic or epitomic
aspects of Marlowe's stagecraft can still operate as in contemporary verbal theatre they rarely can.
For example, in Viola, the epitomic
outsider, Michael Formisano (whose involvement with the broader criminal RICO conspiracy basically amounted to a few minor crimes and odd jobs) worked directly with the primary RICO defendant, Anthony Viola.
When Emerson refers to the ecstatic nature of life he implicitly relates existence, ecstasis, and futurity in an epitomic
Although Metcalf hopes to provide an epitomic
vade mecum for those in quest of alternative lifestyles, as well as to stimulate more sensitive and systematic investigation of a range of basic questions in political economy through a consideration of the formation and evolution of a selected group of intentional communities in Australia during the last twenty-five years, an academic American reader is more likely to find the volume's historical discussion of Australian utopianism from the late 1830s to the present more engaging.