10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RAFFISH»
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Experiment: The Selected Writings of Rex Cramphorn
The collection offers not only valuable -- and unique -- insights into a significant theatre practitioner as he wrestled with his craft, but a contribution to the historiography of Australian theatre, from a practitioner's point of view, ...
Rex Cramphorn, Ian Maxwell, 2009
The dictionary of contemporary slang: with more than 5,000 ...
The Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, the most comprehensive guide to slang, gathers more than 5,000 colloquialisms, puns, similes, metaphors, and double entendres -- from sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll; to fads, fashion, and cults; to taboos, ...
Urban Culture: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural ...
If 'raffish' appears in every description, it captures the contradictions of the place -
tawdry and vulgar, yet flashy and rakish. But like the word 'raffish', both the place
and the legends are all somehow dated. For most Westerners in the late ...
A Supplementary English Glossary
RAFFISH. RAILROAD. Raffaele. It is observable that in the extract it is not spelt
with a capital K. la some of the Greek delineations (The Lyciau Painter, for
example) we have already noticed a strange opulence of splendour,
characterisable as ...
Thomas Lewis Owen Davies, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, 1881
Half a Sack of Cats: Jim Cook's Version of His Raffish
Title has image of pine tree in place of the letter "l" in the word Half.
The. Raffish. Ruffians. Life's a party held for your good measure For spoiled
rotten brats who lives with ease Still hoping to steal more family treasure Picking
fruits from a basket as you please What causes all you lost souls to suffer Existing
in a ...
Christopher Taft Kenyon, 2013
The cloven foot, by the author of 'Lady Audley's secret'.
of Long Acre he saw Chicot, the artist, buttonholed by an older man, of somewhat
raffish aspect. That Chicot was anxious to get away from the button. holer was
obvious, and before Edward could reach the corner he had done so, and was off
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 1879
The View from Mount Dog
Knobby hands on lap Mr Raffish sat and watched the student– assuredly a
student? – throughout the overture with intentness. The boy sat out (that had to
be the phrase) Mendelssohn's 'The Fair Melusine' and, if the older man were right
James Hamilton-Paterson, 2014
Jane Austen and the Enlightenment
'8 Jane Austen's antagonism towards Godwin has frequently been inferred from
her use of the word 'raffish' for one of his admirers. For a discussion of the
contexts of this remark, lexical and otherwise, see my article "What Jane Austen
Rattigan's greatest play, reissued alongside Terence Davies' 2011 film version, is a true masterpiece of 20th century drama.
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RAFFISH»
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RIP Doctor Zhivago: Omar Sharif, debonair actor with raffish good …
Known for his debonair style, raffish good looks and often mischievous joie de vivre, Sharif, who also gained worldwide fame as a bridge player, had Alzheimer's ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
Maureen Dowd: Ruckuses on the Riviera
Her chief bullies were flesh and blood, a raffish president and feminist first lady who are now vying to be a feminist president and raffish first lad. They're the ones ... «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
The fast, furious life of Max Mosley
Mosley and Ecclestone made a double-act worthy of Ealing Studios — the raffish toff and the crafty geezer. Dynamic and charismatic individually, together they ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
The Raffish Rebel at the London Men's Collection
Editorial men's looks were given their annual focus as the London Men's Collection kicked off this month. Lead stylist Antony Rawlings and the GO24•7 team ... «Styleicons, Jun 15»
Mortdecai review: The joke's on Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is a comic-strip idea of a raffish upper-class Englishman in an art theft caper Mortdecai. Much of the humour depends on Depp sending up his own ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 15»
Mortdecai review: Johnny Depp art theft caper spectacularly …
A film like Mortdecai is a mystery: how on earth did it get made? Did someone decide the world was burning to see Johnny Depp as a comic-strip idea of a raffish ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 15»
Russell Brand: the raffish revolutionary - books podcast
John Crace's satirical Digested read columns have become a Guardian institution, reducing the most newsworthy books of the year to an essential 600 words. «The Guardian, Dec 14»
NBC's 'Constantine': TV's latest comics hero
Much of what happens after that owes more to special effects and to Ryan's raffish charm than to a clear narrative. I can't, for instance, say exactly whose side the ... «Philly.com, Oct 14»
Foothill tennis roundup: West Ranch shows strength in doubles
3 of Julia van der Colff and Cori Raffish swept their matches, while Lynch and Waugh won both of theirs 6-0, before getting subbed-out late. “We brushed our last ... «Santa Clarita Valley Signal, Oct 14»
retains its air of raffish gentility. We call this safety. Here we may stroll, here we may pause and look out over the deep. Continue Reading; Jump to Comments ... «The Atlantic, Oct 14»