"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.
Everybody’s reaction is: "They can’t be glass. How did they do that?"
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.
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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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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- A controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine.
- A person engaged in or inclined to controversy, argument, or refutation.
Of or relating to a controversy, argument, or refutation.
[French polémique, from Greek polemikos, hostile, from polemos, war.]
1 反論, 論争.
2 反論する人, 議論家, 論客.