lyricism


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lyricism

the quality or style of lyric poetry
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1 with impressive vocal exactitude and high-flying lyricism by Susan Marie Pierson, is acute.
The Young Knives dose of pastoral-pop and cultural lyricism maybe a little obsolete for some, but their endearing sound towers over most of the indie milieu around today.
Painfully vulnerable in an industry that punishes such, Laveaux delivers a lyricism and playing that display a complexity belying her youth and an optimism in the face of despair and uncertainty that seems strictly the domain of the young.
101 A major Sonata (they are, after all, non-sequential entities in their own right), it did make this tension between lyricism and organic growth abundantly clear.
Bondurant is a talented writer whose meticulous attention to detail, philosophical musings, and flights of lyricism make the novel's message far more important than the Stela's.
Inspired by the life and work of Russian poet Joseph Brodsky, Darren Almond's recent exhibition was a study in strategic contrasts, an orchestrated dialogue between beauty and decay designed to evoke both the lyricism and the melancholy characteristic of the late Nobel Prize-winner's artistic outlook.
The accompanying texts trope the graphic technique, opening with opinion masquerading as fact: ('The time has come for the lyricism of control, for calm as an ideal, for bringing the Virgilian dream, the peace of the countryside enjoyed with the self-consciousness of the city-dweller, into the notion of the city itself') before describing what they found and what they did.
The Antidote is a return to form, as sultry singer Skye Edwards is traded in for feistier Daisy Martey, and the songs here are by far the best they've made in a decade, with catchy hooks and thoughtful lyricism matching the bright, eager sound
Like the best singer-songwriters, David Wilcox blends soft jazz and folk sensibilities with poetic lyricism and a warm vocal tone.
A newcomer to fiction, Story writes with the plot-twisting precision of a veteran and a lyricism reminiscent of James Baldwin's novel-turned-serenade Sonny's Blues.
When it was released in the US in 1984 the novel, set in Czechoslovakia at the time of the Soviet invasion, was hailed as an instant classic with Newsweek magazine praising its 'dreamlike lyricism and emotional intensity.
Let me conclude with a quotation which will allow the reader to judge the strengths of this book: the roots of La Fontaine's Fables "fed on everything germinal and vital in the literature of Old France: Roman poetry, medieval romances and fables, the Renaissance of Rome and Touraine, the cultured Catholicism of Francis of Sales and Port-Royal, liberal and humanistic Calvinism, Cornellian generosity, the libertinage of skeptical and Epicurean scholars, the poets' lyricism and science of form, in short everything that could nurture man's knowledge of himself and free him from the power of darkness within himself" (348).