10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRETENTIOUSNESS»
Discover the use of pretentiousness
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pretentiousness
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
A reader's manifesto: an attack on the growing ...
Offers an indictment of contemporary literary writing, providing assessments of such writers as Don DeLillo, Cormac McCarthy, and Annie Proulx.
The Facts on File Guide to Good Writing
Pretense denotes an “act of pretending” (a pretense of ignorance), whereas
pretension means “claim” (harbor a pretension to greatness) and pretentiousness
means “affectation” or “ostentation” (the pretentiousness of the decor). Note that
Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, ...
... experienced peace, concord, and prosperity (Plutarch, Numa .). he cut
them off from arrogance and pretentiousness. Pretentiousness (λανεα) belongs to
those passions of the soul which must be “tamed” by the power of reason (Macc
Philo (of Alexandria.), 2010
A McCrigler Christmas: (a Christmas Letter with Out the ...
High school student Violet writes a Christmas letter update about her, her boyfriend's and her family's lives during the past year. She gives updates on craft projects, zines, and her family's pet wild turkey.
The Musical Standard: A Newspaper for Musicians, ...
PRICE TWOPENCE. PRETENTIOUSNESS. f? small moment, and the readiness
with - which this exaggeration is accepted by nearly all to whom it is addressed,
may be considered to account for the tardiness with which the community learn to
Philosophy of Syntax: Foundational Topics
My claim is that it was a sort of 'pretentiousness' of generative grammar to be
blamed for it. A 'pretentiousness' consisting of very high theoretical ambitions
combined with substantially lower methodological credibility. As I have said
above, the ...
Mieszko Tałasiewicz, 2009
Aesthetics and the Theory of Criticism: Selected Essays of ...
Now it becomes natural to suggest that the two factors which make up the
pretentiousness are to be looked for within the work of art; that they are to be
found in the relationship of part to part or in the relationship of part to whole, or,
Arnold Isenberg, William Callaghan, 1988
Letters of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1900-1949
Pretentiousness. Someone asserts that a foreigner's melody is his own? That he
has a part in others' adventurous doings? That they live in him as dreams?
Literature, pretentiousness. Herr Richard Schaukal stands for many; that is why
Thomas Mann, Hans Wysling, 1998
Contemporary American Playwrights
[its] pretentiousness and grandiosity . . . was my birthright as an American' (
Thinking, p. 63). Accepting that pretentiousness 'is risky', that ' a vast, amorphous,
self-generating anxiety comes with the equally vast and amorphous territory one
Patrimony (Book Review)
pretentiousness. in. Patrimony,. an. account. of. his. father's. terminal. illness. . ." ".
. .During the bicentennial, Lincoln Center organizations will per. Patrimony, by
Philip Roth. Simon & Schuster; 238 pages; $19.95. SOME PEOPLE'S PATERNAL
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRETENTIOUSNESS»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
New eatery celebrates lumber industry roots and Pacific Northwest
It's hard to find,” said Herlihy. “My goal was to find a staff that can rival any in the city but without the pretentiousness that can come along with it. «Ballard News Tribune, Jul 15»
My favourite painting: Una Stubbs
The 'antithesis of pretentiousness', he lives in Kent with his parents, wife and daughter in his mother's childhood home. This picture's poem is:. «Country Life, Jul 15»
Pereira: NFL informs officials of new procedures for game balls
... the first half and getting ready for the second half, they'll be adjusting PSI's. Really? It's come to this? It all has an air of pretentiousness to me. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
Mo Pop is an indie-rock winner on Detroit riverfront
... filling an indie-fest void in this region while bringing a straightforward Detroit sincerity and little pretentiousness. Along the river and under the ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
Good News: The Preliminary Draw For 2018 World Cup Is Over …
There is a very fine line between pomp and circumstance and pretentiousness. On Saturday, at the preliminary draw for the 2018 World Cup ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
CLARKE: Gasparini's collection an excellent read
... across the theatrically funeral gathering of a Collected — because his work studiously avoids any pretentiousness or ivory tower (poison) ivy. «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Jul 15»
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Yes, pointing out a single spelling mistake certainly displays your pretentiousness. Brava. One shouldn't throw stones in a glass house, champ. «TmoNews, Jul 15»
Final SONA assault
That until now Aquino cannot even fulfill his campaign promise to enact the freedom of information act shows the pretentiousness and ... «The Manila Times, Jul 15»
Rise in poverty belies administration claims
That until now Aquino cannot even fulfill his campaign promise to enact the freedom of information act shows the pretentiousness and ... «Manila Standard Today, Jul 15»
Life, literature, and strangers on a train in 'The Unexpected Man'
The actor conveys Paul's sharp intelligence and powers of observation – the writer is capable of detecting someone's slide into pretentiousness ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»