Related to Perspicacy: perspicacity


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Genres and Modes of Representation." The poster used to publicize the conference--a reproduction of Magritte's Perspicacy, where the painter, using an egg for a model, paints a bird--is displayed on the cover of the volume and gives good expression to the editor's intention "'to determine the literary nature of utopia and define modalities of its definition as a genre, as well as to examine the feasibility of such a project." The volume benefits from the contri- butions of a large number of authors from a wide range of fields of research: "History, Philosophy, Literature, Anthropology, History of Art, Linguistics, Psychology, Politics, Sociology, Architecture, Urbanism, and Rhetoric" (19).