Highlighting 2004 Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek for praise, Engdahl slammed novels which “pretend to be transgressive”, but which are not. “One senses that the transgression is fake, strategic,” he said. “These novelists, who are often educated in European or American universities, don’t transgress anything because the limits which they have determined as being necessary to cross don’t exist.”
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Behind a fierce line of thunderstorms, the setting sun intercepted the...
November is the month of Performa, a massive biennial of performance art that turns New York into the worldwide hub of live art.
Once viewed as an excluded, transgressive medium, performance art has recently ballooned in popularity. How did it become so big?
Apple Starts Flanking the 'iWatch' Name
Politically, he was badly outflanked by a masterful and more pragmatic Bill Clinton; on a personal level, he was undone by petulance and hypocrisy, whining about his status on Air Force One after a state funeral and carrying on an extramarital affair while impeaching the president for lying about sexual transgressions.
Google Inc.'s plan to build a computer operating system confirms what Chief Executive Eric Schmidt has downplayed for years: The Internet giant is challenging Microsoft Corp. in virtually all its businesses.
The operating system, dubbed Google Chrome OS and announced late Tuesday, is designed to ouflank a giant: Microsoft's Windows, which already runs the vast majority of the world's personal computers. Google now offers rival products in many of Microsoft's major businesses, except for videogame machines and heavy-duty commercial software.
Definition of flanknoun
Origin:late Old English, from Old French flanc, of Germanic origin
outflanktr.v., -flanked, -flank·ing, -flanks.
- To maneuver around and behind the flank of (an opposing force).
- To gain a tactical advantage over (a competitor, for example).
to break a law or moral rule:
Those are the rules, and anyone who transgresses will be severely punished.
noun [C or U] FORMAL
Who is supposed to have committed these transgressions?
The system seems to be designed to punish the transgressor (= the person breaking the rules) rather than help his victim.
Pronunciation: /tranzˈgrɛsɪv, trɑːnz-, -ns-/
2 Geology (of a stratum) overlapping others unconformably, especially as a result of marine transgression: this stage was markedly transgressive over a large part of Russiapetulant
easily annoyed and complaining in a childish and rude way
"Well, he didn't invite me to his party so I'm certainly not inviting him to mine!" she said petulantly.