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Alberto Girri prefigures 'to a surprising degree' recent literary theory (p.
Mobbs in the detention of Yaser Hamdi prefigures the fashion in which the Bush administration's Star Chamber would operate: A minor bureaucrat, acting on the supposed authority of King George, sentenced an American-born individual to prison without a trial or a right to appeal.
That would be easier than arguing that these ebullient Brazilians somehow prefigure Philip Glass, Eleanor Antin, and the Bechers.
Secondly, just as the real thing is more important than its prefiguration and as the body is more than its shadow, in the same way the Psalter of Our Lady is greater than David's Psalter which did no more than prefigure it;
Defining an American architectural vernacular at the dawn of globalization, Shore's photographs prefigure the Dusseldorf school's serial explorations of contemporary consumerism (indeed, Thomas Struth titled his first book Unconscious Places).
Unlike Shakespeare as well, Marlowe translates classical poems, the amatory Amores and the epic Pharsalia, and in the first translation (II.xviii) we learn that Marlowe planned to follow Ovid - rather than prefigure the Bard - in combining verse with drama, amatory poetry and epic with tragedy.
Rigby (German studies and comparative literature, Monash U., Australia) reconsiders recent understandings of nature, humanity, and the divine that underlie the romantic turn toward the earth and prefigure so much in contemporary ecological thought.
Aesthetically allied to fiction films of the time in the epic deliberation of its widescreen lensing and the assertive autonomy of its soundtrack, "Jules" also prefigures present-day observational documentary filmmaking at its starkly lyrical best.
Because (oblique) reference to this disputation can be found in the McKay biographies by Tillery and Cooper, we shall not claim these forgotten texts as "discoveries." Nonetheless, one of the things that make the rediscovery of the Schuyler-McKay interchange all the more interesting today is that it prefigures the intense "integration versus separation" debates of the 1960s.
The model is said to embody the brand's 'fluidic sculpture' design theme and prefigures a production minivan that will be introduced in India within the next couple of years.
But Wood usefully points out that Fichte's focus on the unity of the whole human being (i.e., the attempt to reconcile our practical and theoretical needs and interests) prefigures some of the themes that will become central to later versions of Fichte's Wissenschaftslere.
Il giuramento (May 31), created at La Scala in 1837, shows musical structures and procedures borrowed from Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti but also prefigures some early Verdi: a fascinating crossroads and an enjoyable score in its own right.
The look of determination on his face prefigures his determination through life.
A demonstrator, the aircraft prefigures what future Gripens will look like and how they will perform.