Alastair Miles, by contrast, misses the oleaginous side of Don Basilio, the music master, but delights in the parodic
deployment of his cavernous bass, more usually heard in Wagner
In the second section, he considers the transmutation of Yiddish drama from the advent of the purim-shpil at the end of the seventeenth century, addressing the adoption of theatre by Judaism despite ritual injunction, the parodic
roots of the purim-shpil and its carnivalesque nature, the purim-rabbi, and the achievements of Yiddish theatre, and the various languages.
The absurdities, contradictions, and nonsensicalities in Magdy's oeuvre should be read as part and parcel of an essentially parodic
Wordsworth's Poetic Collections, Supplementary Writing and Parodic
However, the game's cigarette paper-thin plot and omnipresent parodic
tone struggle to retain their charm throughout.
Outside of Europe, Christian Spuck may be best known for his Le Grand Pas de Deux, a witty, parodic
gala favorite, but after 11 years as Stuttgart Ballet's resident choreographer, he is ready to step up to the next level.
Jacob, in other words, is a parodic
reflection of one of the American novel's favorite types: the young man out to make his fortune.
Parody, translator Krystyna Anna Steiger remarks, is a complex form, and this book, parodic
in at least a couple of different ways, bears this out.
Mac Conglinne becomes a parodic
Christ figure: he is stripped, scourged, and forced to cut his own passion tree (cesadchrand, 1.
Furthermore, the confluence of modernismo's hyperbolic language and the 'scientific' racism within both Orientalism and Argentine nationalism produces a destabilizing parodic
However, no such uncertainty appears in the onstage parody of Castiglione in the two parts of Marston's Antonio plays: Redmond plausibly contends that the ambivalent English response to the Italian courtesy book tradition, manifest in such parodic
stage representations, derived from the simultaneous view of Italy itself as a seat of refined learning and the site of an "emerging hostility towards the excessive influence of the debased nation" (100).
A strange element is an upturned ice cream cone on his head, sign of divine approval according to Hon but equally a potentially parodic
view of all war, justified or not.