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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My personal favorite was our food issue of April 2010, which proffered a banquet of stories about how food is employed in the theatre, and which included actual tear-out recipe cards compiled and kitchen-tested by AT staff (I personally tried out the Omnium Gatherum osso bucco and the Rabbit Hole lemon squares).
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.
Apparently the editors tacitly decided to reflect something of the reception of Wagner (interpreted in the widest possible terms) in an omnium gatherum whose byways make fascinating reading but whose cumulative effect might be to disorient some novices to the subject by a presentation of 'des Guten zuviel'.
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.
In an exhaustive bibliography and a profusion of equally exhaustive footnotes, he gives us an omnium gatherum that will stand for years as an incomparable storehouse of information about the wall.
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 remainder of the 1996 volume consists of book reviews and a sort of charming omnium gatherum, including a radio address on More by Bernhard Weyer; a symposium paper by Karl-Jurgen Miesen comparing More with the early seventeenth-century Jesuit priest Friedrich Spec (best known for resisting publicly the witch-hunting hysteria of his time); newspaper obituaries for prominent Morus Gesellschaft member Father Carl Klinkhammer, an outspoken opponent of the Nazis who spent years in their prisons and camps; and the very fine Cosimo Quarta essay mentioned earlier (reprinted, in fact, from Utopian Studies '96).