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Rusticity

American Gothic
Grant Wood’s painting of stern Iowan farming couple. [Am. Art: Osborne, 1215]
Audrey
awkward rural wench who jilts a countryman for a clown. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare As You Like It]
Caudill, Boone
epitome of the mountain man. [Am. Lit.: The Big Sky]
Compleat Angler, The
fishing, hunting, and philosophizing in rural surroundings. [Br. Lit.: Izaac Walton The Compleat Angler]
Currier and Ives
makers of colorful lithographs of scenes of nature and outdoor recreation. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 699]
North Woods
forest and lake region; setting for lumberjack legends. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 607]
Petticoat Junction
farce set in rural America. [TV: Terrace, II, 205–206]
shtetl
any small-town Jewish settlement in East Europe. [Jewish Hist.: Wigoder, 552]
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12) At the same time, a search for its accompanying term, "laictage," reveals only one other instantiation of the term in the sixteenth century, when it is also used to cultivate an ambiance of rusticity.
The Maharashtrian table's hallmark is the rusticity of its offerings, yet there were many elegant pairings just waiting to be discovered.
A hunter and fisherman who loves the rusticity of central PA, Mike compares the shale boom to a "modern-day gold rush without stripping the land of its beauty.
I was not very old in the profession and was still struggling to adapt to the rusticity of Uttar Pradesh after my migration via marriage to Lucknow from Delhi.
The 38-year-old serves up cultured rusticity at two Michelin star restaurants in New York and has opened a third specialising in seafood.
However, due to its aggressiveness, reproduction capacity, high dispersion and rusticity, its control is difficult and costly (Silveira et al.
Thus, while Bhangra was invented as the signifier of Punjabi regional identity by the newly formed state, it was resignified as a symbol of a homogenized Indian rusticity by the film industry.
Taking advantage of the rusticity of the Gir breed and from the dairy production of the Dutch breed, Girolando cows are currently the main source of milk production in Brazil with approximately 80% of dairy cattle in the country.
More succinctly, though, Mailer parallels Kerouacian impulses to inscribe emotions--love, the body, rusticity, and tactility as the architectonic of democratic "spirit.
But when the sun is shining the inherent bleakness is transformed into a benign rusticity despite the long shadows cast by the flock of wind turbines on the skyline.
Bonaventura's church, from dimension to the rusticity of the architecture shows that the nucleus of poverty was capital in the life of early Friars Minor at Greccio.