Semihistorical

Sem`i`his`tor´i`cal


a.1.Half or party historical.
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A former boxer crosses paths, and lines, with the notorious Max Baer, in this imaginative semihistorical novel.
(2.) Other important texts concerning the theater include Lessing's plays, which give voice to the middle class; Schiller's 1784 essay, "Die Buhne als eine moralische Anstalt betrachtet," which explores the benefits of viewing theater performances; and Goethe's Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre (1795-96), which narrates a semihistorical account of theater in the eighteenth century.
First, we take a semihistorical perspective in the article that attempts to show how the development of managed care and its attempt to regulate health care may have paralleled and influenced the disciplines involved with medical and mental health care.
In its portrayal of the spiritual force of literature and art, Anna in the Tropics holds up a semihistorical mirror to the lost world of Cuban tabaquerias (cigar factories).
This semihistorical, semifictional novel is indeed an inspirational journey through Serbia's turbulent past, sustaining the reader's attention from beginning to end.
A new interpretation recently put forward in these pages by Damian Walford Davies argues that the figure of the hermit in Wordsworth's 'Tintern Abbey' was suggested by the semihistorical Gwentian saint and king Tewdrig the Blessed.(2) Davies points out that several local histories and travel books of the time refer to Tewdrig's retirement to a hermitage and subsequent death at Tintern, and he proposes David Williams' History of Monmouthshire as Wordsworth's most likely source.
Part 3 of Raymond's semihistorical novel deals with Christa Seva Sangh and accurately captures Winslow's concerns.
In modern times these tales have been grouped into cycles compromising (1) the mythological cycle, dealing with immortal beings; (2) the Ulster (Ulaid) cycle, dealing with the Ulster heroes during the reign of the semihistorical King Conor (Conchobar mac Nessa) in the 1st century BC; and (3) the Fenian cycle, dealing mainly with the deeds of Finn MacCumhaill's war band during the reign of Cormac mac Art in the 3rd century AD.
His semihistorical novel Le Dernier des justes (1959, Prix Goncourt; translated as The Last of the Just, 1960) traces the martyrdom of the Jews through thirty - six generations of the Levy family, culminating with the death of Ernie in the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Like those novels, Jankovic's opus is a semihistorical account of fateful war years, when everything becomes extraordinary and charged with drama.
A storyteller rather than stylist, Uris 's forte is the panoramic semihistorical novel.