As Anjum demonstrates at length, the Chishti epigones
took center stage as performers in the initial drama about religion and politics that occupied statists and dissidents during the Delhi sultanate, but to grasp the framing of these stories today one has to account for their expanded reference--at once historical and apocryphal, pragmatic and utopian.
, the hero, a sort of anti-Don Giovanni, undergoes a series of sea adventures which produces very ambivalent portraits of the French monarchy, the decline of the aristocracy, the status of marriage, the literature of the times, and, most of all, the Precieuses and their salons.
Nevertheless, Hegel is indeed central to this book -- Hegel, and his twentieth-century disciple Alexandre Kojeve, and their contemporary epigone
Francis Fukuyama; an alternate title could be "The Novel and the End of History.
He occupies a far larger place in concert programmes than in musicological writings, where he rarely receives more than brief mention as the foremost pupil and epigone
That the comparison does not shrink Corse to epigone
stature is a measure of his sensible and carefully delimited achievement.
Yet Roth began as an epigone
of Max Bill, obsessively perfect in every way.
The synchronistic sense of shiren as canonical poet would lead to an interpretation of zong as a lineage with the Classic at its root and Tao as an epigone
, but there is nothing in Shipin to recommend a particular association between Shijing and recluses.
The poem presents itself as a correspondence between a naive and romanticizing epigone
and a mentor with the linguistic and philosophical tics of a Blanchot or Levinas, instructing the younger voice on the complexities of obsession, desire, devotion, and recognition.
Since his 1971 debut, Americana, DeLillo has gone from sometimes being dismissed as an epigone
of Thomas Pynchon to being acclaimed (in the words of hard-to-please.
All in all, then, as a kind of belated epigone
-- oddly enough, since actually she was a contemporary of Mary E.
From the very beginning of his writing career Thomas Mann was concerned with his era's sense of historical belatedness, its posthumous character, and his sense of himself as an epigone
of bygone greatness, an ironist and humorist precisely because he is out of place in the modern world.
Caxton's early production of Higden's Polychronicon began a vogue of printed chronicles which peaked in the mid sixteenth century (Stow is the leader in number of editions at 25, with the epigone
Baker next at 13).