Omnium Gatherum


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Omnium Gatherum

 an indiscriminate collection of articles; a numerous but by no means select assemblage—Slang Dictionary, 1874.
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Kuharski, "Fifty Years of Ariane Mnouchkine and the Theatre du Soleil: The Director as Dramaturge, Theater Historian and Public Intellectual" (132-50); Les Essif, "Norodom Sihanouk: The 'Unfinished' Story of American Global Totalitarianism by Helene Cixous and the Theatre du Soleil" (151-63); Vassiliki Rapti, "Oedipus King / Oedipus Pig: Nanos Valaoritis's Ludic Politics" (164-78); Thomas Butler, "Friends Dying Before Our Eyes in Annie Baker's The Aliens" (179-91); Yuko Kurahashi, "A Comparative Analysis of Three Plays on Disasters: Omnium Gatherum, Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave, and Radio 311" (192-208); Doug Phillips, "Perceptions of Memory and Mechanisms of Power: Beckett, Williams and Pinter" (209-16).
Music Dark Tranquility with special guests Omnium Gatherum and Exmortus, 6:30 p.
The present study, ten years in preparation, is obviously a labor of love, an omnium gatherum of medieval Latin texts gleaned from the manuscripts and rare book holdings of some of the best university and museum libraries of the United States and Western Europe.
It is more than the omnium gatherum one might have expected; it has real coherence, managing to be both a study of several Irish-American artists and a study-in-miniature of Irish history and literature.
He was founder of Autodesk Inc and co-author of AutoCAD who (now presumably extremely rich) has relocated to a plateau 800m above sea level somewhere in Switzerland and runs this wonderful omnium gatherum of a site which contains stuff about everything from embedded systems, through photography, language learning, diet and nutrition to points far on the horizon.
STAMP ALBUM: A Collection of People, Things, Relationships and Words is Andrei Sergeev's omnium gatherum, translated by Joanne Turnbull.
The text serves better an omnium gatherum than as an ouvrage de synthese, but, these days, an omnium gatherum can be better done up on a CD-Rom or the Internet, and an ouvrage de synthese should be trimmed to the shape of a first-rate study text.
The bibliography itself is an omnium gatherum of works of every type, and many of the items cited as "Comedy in Music" turn Out specifically to be works by and about such people as Victor Borge.
The result is a monument more than a book--or better, a compendious new genre: A menippean satire or omnium gatherum of scholarly reference.
A fascinating omnium gatherum, resembling nothing so much as the contents of one of those formidable scrap-books of Holmes's which stood in a row upon a shelf at 221B, preserving all manner of tit-bits.
Nine, Omnium Gatherum, The Phantom of the Opera, Portraits, The Producers, Rent, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, Stomp, Take Me Out, The Thing About Men, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Urinetown.
Finally, Burke will tack on an omnium gatherum of image clusters and submerged metaphors he does not want to leave unnoted when he has discussed a play, say, the serpentine expressions of personal love talk and imperial war talk in Antony and Cleopatra, a ploy that reappears suggestively in the Coriolanus and Othello essays.