Thus, the Straussian epigone
Francis Fukuyama celebrates the current American moment even more tastelessly than Hegel praised the Prussian monarchy, circa 1819, as the final form of the World Spirit.
One may thereby involve oneself in "honoring" an outre past by becoming a "clever" epigone
Born at Szekszard in the Transdanubian region and later making his home at Szeged by the River Tisza, Baka grew from an epigone
of Endre Ady and the Russian poet Esenin into a major poet of his generation.
Coxon stresses that this need not be simply deference to the past by an epigone
, but involves awareness of a poet's own position in a distinctive literary tradition.
The poet becomes a pale epigone
of his older contemporary and of himself.
Nevinson was present, along with Marlow Moss, an epigone
of Mondrian, but Ben Nicholson was a glaring omission, Paris having partly provided the impetus for his mid-30s white reliefs.
More a contemporary Magritte than a Tuymans epigone
, Geyskens seem to have reinvented the whole "Ceci n'est pas une pipe" topos.
The Italian Mannerists who were the epigone
of Michelangelo responded to his Neoclassicism by deliberately going against its gram, answering his new norms of balance and wholeness with calculated, at times cynical, perversity and unbalance-a reversal of values that became a value in itself, as well as a source of elegance.
He asked for an example, and I named a Greenberg epigone
who'd just written a review explaining why a certain second-string Color Field painter was better than Monet.
Landers is, of course, an epigone
of archness, incapable of leaving his carefully crafted sad-sack persona even for an instant, and he announces that those who can't strike the "artist" pose might as well be sentenced to earnestness hell, might as well become "a 3-D teacher in the mid-west.
That Cai partakes of this international artistic lingua franca does not make him an epigone
- it simply identifies the idiom within which he works.
Le chef du mouvement Ennahdha, Rached Ghannouchi, a affirme que le nouveau parti qui serait cree pour succeder a Nidaa Tounes serait un epigone
voue a l'echec s'il tirait son