succès d'estime

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Related to succes d'estime: they've, they'd, unharmful, Bonsoir, agrafe, excitedness

suc·cès d'es·time

 (sük-sĕ′ dĕs-tēm′)
n.
An important but unpopular success or achievement.

[French : succès, success + de, of + estime, esteem.]

succès d'estime

(syksɛ dɛstim)
n, pl succès d'estime
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) success, as of a book, play, etc, based on the appreciation of the critics rather than popular acclaim
[literally: success of esteem]

succès d'estime

A French phrase meaning success of esteem, used to mean something that pleases the critics but not the general public.
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Composer Anthony Hopkins, CBSO I suppose the CBSO has felt constrained to collaborate in the release of this very short-measure disc as a succes d'estime, and fulsome involvement from Classic FM will provide a further commercial bonus.
L'auteur resume par la suite trois predispositions cognitives et normatives qui traversent l'oeuvre de Carbonnier et qui expliquent pourquoi sa pensee, teintee du chaud et du froid d'une morale d'honnete homme, a essentiellement beneficie d'un succes d'estime aupres des juristes quebecois.
Serait-il realiste d'esperer autre chose qu'un succes d'estime pour une oeuvre d'elite?
Il aura ete jusqu'A la fin l'intellectuel ambigu et le juriste polyvalent qu'aucune communaute d'appartenance n'a pu revendiquer comme porte-etendard exclusif, d'ou le rayonnement indeniable et le succes d'estime constates dans les trois communautes quebecoises dont je parlerai maintenant.
J'y esquisserai ma comprehension des raisons pour lesquelles l'oeuvre de Carbonnier rayonne au Quebec, de facon incontestable et diverse, mais sous le mode d'un succes d'estime.
Although Rekola has been a succes d'estime for years, there has recently been much public interest in her verse; in 1995 she received the Suomi Prize and in 1997 the (unfortunately named) Dancing Bear Prize of Finnish Radio.
If Classic Quebec Cinema produced succes d'estime ranging from Brault's docudrama Les ordres to Charles Biname's Eldorado (which revives the direct cinema style in the 1990s), Quebec Lite has produced most of the popular hits.
has had a certain succes d'estime as the largest of several motets in which, even before Charpentier, Du Mont emulated the Italian early Baroque penchant for sacred dialogues (without, however, capturing the Italian lyricism of the mid-century: Du Mont's music is only superficially Italianate, being basically more sobersided and solemnly syllabic).
Yet Traci Lords has shown she can shift from teenage skin queen to "straight" actress, and in the world of comix, Art Spiegelman has moved fromd underground artist to succes d'estime to the cover of The New Yorker.
Although his first collection of stories, Brown Man's Burden published by the Griffin Press in 1938, enjoyed a modest succes d'estime among such friends and contemporaries as A.
It seemed tactless to juxtapose the premiere of student Sam Phillips' prize-winning Memories of Places that I've never seen (Vic Hoyland conducting) with the succes d'estime that is Ligeti's Atmospheres (Jonty Harrison on the podium), but in fact the strong, confident orchestral imagination of the former won hands down.
Saavedra's subjects include one Establishment figure, Adolfo Bioy Casares; one perennial succes d'estime, the skillful Juan Jose Saer; and one figure who made a great splash during the 1960s and 1970s, Juan [Carlos] Martini.