soporific

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inducing mental lethargy

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The format now seems either reassuringly, or soporifically, familiar: Mr Fishlock wanders through some pretty countryside before stopping at a local landmark, usually a church, where a local historian will tell him about an interesting little titbit from the area's h i s t o r y.
All the numbing art-on-television devices are in place: the artist soporifically explaining how his goods are made ("forty painters working twenty-four hours a day, in two shifts"); a hostile critic condemning even Koons's giant flowering Puppy (Hilton Kramer: "It's crap"); an enthralled curator (Michael Auping: "He's making objects that reflect who we are as a society"--Aaaaaarrrggh
Dr Jedrzejewski's volume may possess incidental virtues, the greatest of which is his diligence in referring to most of Hardy's published writings, but the material treated and the conclusions reached are soporifically familiar, the critical terminology old-fashioned and unrigorous, and indeed, the response to Hardy's variety limiting.
But there can be no argument regarding the scant merits of its slapdash, soporifically routine remake, suit able only for the least discriminating of gore hounds.