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magnum opus

a great work of art or literature, esp the greatest single work of an artist
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Besides his magnus opus The Reconstruction, above-mentioned writings of Allama Iqbal-along with his other speeches, letters and articles, help us in understanding his thought, philosophy and vision.
However, the Aurora shootings have an unusual link that may give it a longer-than-usual shelf life -- it occurred at the opening of a widely anticipated new movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," the latest Batman magnus opus from Hollywood.
From 1970s jazz-rock to advertising jingles and large-scale choral works, he is now, as his publicity trills, 'the most performed living composer in the world.' To an extent Jenkins' latest magnus opus, The Peacemakers, follows on from The Armed Man, which is not very far.
He takes on the task here of making the connection explicit, finding links between Milton's magnus opus and political philosophy in such realms as human nature, virtue, forms of government, civil liberty, and history.
Reaching further back into European history, Jo Baier ("Operation Valkyrie") is set to direct "Henry IV," an adaptation of Heinrich Mann's magnus opus about the 16th-century French king who managed to unite the country after the long and bloody Wars of Religion between Catholics and Protestants.
They could not have compiled this magnus opus of malfeasance, however, without facilitation by local leaderships that have failed utterly to serve the interests of their own.
Printed at the end of 2008, and just available in 2009, Lancini's magnus opus (titled "Alejandro de Humboldt.
The word is his magnus opus will be called Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go In The Car Park At Chucking-out Time.
His magnus opus, which focuses on the Australian Flying Corps consumed much of his time in recent years and remains to be published.