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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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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.
This resulted inthe publication of Audubon's magnus opus, Birds of America.