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revision

Brit the process of rereading a subject or notes on it, esp in preparation for an examination

revision

A change made in the working drawings and specifications for a building project subsequent to the start of construction.

revision

(programming)
A release of a piece of software which is not a major release or a bugfix, but only introduces small changes or new features.
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Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge, and the High Romantic Argument.
She uses this concept both to explicate the ways in which Black women's literature of the 1980s warrants a "revisionary aesthetics" that acknowledges the ways in which the oppressed are bound to and with the oppressor, and to demonstrate that resistance may be as likely to occur outside of the text as within it.
Feminist, postcolonial and revisionary modernist critics have all explored the ways in which Rhys's writing both does and does not fit into those literary categories.
That such a work has come out of France is only one sign of the revisionary turmoil among that nation's intellectuals.
I think the disagreement among the contributors of this volume about why reductionism fails to have revisionary practical upshots is best explained by their disagreement about what reductionism is supposed to be.
Since there is already an excellent analysis of the juvenilia (Robert Murray Davis's Evelyn Waugh, Apprentice (Norman, OK : Pilgrim Books, 1985)), one is eager to discover what Wilson might add that is fresh and revisionary.
In his first volume of this series, Grisez masterfully generated a revisionary theory of morality.
Unfortunately many of the more extreme challenges to both traditional and revisionary theistic ways of understanding have failed to offer a thoroughly worked-out and systematic exposition of an alternative position.
But in the great poetry of Shelley's final years the influence of the 'Catholic' tradition of Italian poetry - principally that written by Dante and Petrarch - makes itself felt, even if Shelley's stance is often ironic and revisionary.
This thorough treatment of Massinger presents a revisionary reading of a dramatist who has too often been seen as the glib practitioner of a derivative art.
Moreover, Mason never considers recent work on nineteenth-century homosexuality, nor does he engage with the revisionary work of feminist historians.
Yaqub understands circularity in such a way that it is relatively trivial, once one accepts the circularity of the notion of truth, to derive its revisionary character in bivalent contexts: "If a sentence has a circular truth condition, then its membership status in the extension of the truth-predicate cannot be determined independently of the extension itself (or independently of an initial extension of the truth predicate)" (p.