2016年5月19日 星期四

pinnacle, famed, under the sign of, polemicist


"We shall talk," he said, "plainly, clearly and with polemical incisiveness and we shall expect our British and American colleagues to speak to us in the same language and in the same spirit."


The Days of Hate. Another important thing to remember in assessing current Russian literature is that every Russian writer has taken part in the war in a very real sense. Much more than our polemicists on the Writers' War Board, much more than our warriors of the Office of War Information, more even than most of our war correspondents (certainly than those in Moscow), the Russian writer has been in & out of the war. And this is not just correspondents: it is poets, writers of the most tender lyrics, historians — all of them.


pinnacle, famed 
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Jean-Claude Vrinat, Owner of Famed Paris Restaurant, Is Dead at 71
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Jean-Claude Vrinat, owner of the noted Taillevent, in 2000.
Jean-Claude Vrinat, Owner of Famed Paris Restaurant, Is Dead at 71
For more than three decades, Mr. Vrinat was the owner of the Taillevent restaurant in Paris, which is regarded by many as the pinnacle of elegance in French cuisine.




Definition of famed in English:

famed 

Pronunciation: /feɪmd/ 

ADJECTIVE

1Known about by many people; renowned:he is famed for his eccentricities
1.1archaic Widely reported or rumoured.

Origin

Middle English: past participle of archaic fame (verb), from Old French famer, from Latinfama.

 pin・na・cle



  
━━ n., vt. 小尖(せん)塔; 高峰; 頂点; 尖塔を付ける; 高所に置く.


pinnacle (SUCCESS) Show phonetics
noun [C usually singular]
the most successful or admirable part of a system or achievement:
By the age of thirty-two she had reached the pinnacle of her career.


under the sign of Eliot and Pound
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  1. Under the Sign of Saturn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Under the Sign of Saturn was Susan Sontag's third collection of criticism, consisting of seven essays. The collection was originally published in 1980. ...
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    Under the Sign of Saturn includes two long articles that belong together: the famed, polemical, whipping of Leni Riefenstahl's laundered reputation and camp ...
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  3. Under the sign of Saturn - Google 圖書結果

    Susan Sontag - 2002 - Art - 224 頁
    A third selection of Sontag's most important critical writings comment on the relation between moral and aesthetic ideas, discussing the works of Antonin Artaud ...
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  4. The New York Times > Books > Books Special > 'Under the Sign of ...

    23 Nov 1980 ... "Her subjects bear witness to Miss Sontag's range as well as her diligence. . . . [She] has long been an effective publicist for the more ...

polemic
(pə-lĕm'ĭk) pronunciation
n.
  1. A controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine.
  2. A person engaged in or inclined to controversy, argument, or refutation.
adj. also po·lem·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to a controversy, argument, or refutation.

[French polémique, from Greek polemikos, hostile, from polemos, war.]
  • [pəlémik]
((形式))[名]
1 反論, 論争.
2 反論する人, 議論家, 論客.
━━[形]=polemical.

polemically po·lem'i·cal·ly adv.



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