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periodize

(ˈpɪərɪəˌdaɪz) or

periodise

vb
to divide (a portion of time) into periods
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He is constitutive of an era that we might now periodize, however wryly, as "pre-Brexit," and in our present moment of accumulated aftermaths, his work is of particular salience.
But perhaps this tendency to categorize or periodize an oeuvre is more than a subjective feeling.
Critics tend to periodize 20th-century British theater into early and late, divided by World War II, says D'Mont'e, characterizing the early as conservative, commercial, and class-ridden and the late as radical and forward-thinking in subject matter and style.
Her subtitle was inspired by a quote from the feminist historian Gerda Lerner, who asked, "What are the points of change in women's historic experience by which we might periodize the history of women?" Lerner is a tough act to follow, and quoting her sets a high bar: can Schultz tell the story of women's sport according to points of change specific to women's experiences rather than the traditional markers used to delineate the history of men?
But if we take seriously Fredric Jameson's maxim that "we cannot not periodize" (Singular Modernity 29), then the remaining option is to consign Beckett to the hazy netherworld of "late modernism" (as Jameson himself has done), the historico-stylistic umbrella term for mid-century Anglo-American authors "who had the misfortune to span two eras and the luck to find a time capsule of isolation or exile in which to spin out unseasonable forms" (Jameson, Postmodernism 305).
It is important to periodize the history of the nation and its religion in comparing present belief and unbelief with that of earlier eras.
We hope that these Issues in Review essays will inspire rethinking of how we periodize, delimit, and understand early theatre.
Nemirovich-Danchenko's entry appears in the section, perhaps, because he attempts to periodize Chekhov's life into three categories: those of promising writer, talented writer, and genius playwright.
The fact that we periodize the past is a source of controversy that generates problems worthy of investigation.
Historians in both Canada and the United States have extensively debated how to periodize this epoch, focusing on the pivotal changes brought by the period on campuses, for women and minorities, and for the growth of the welfare state.
Judy Lochhead and Joseph Auner [New York: Garland, 2002], 93-117.) Particularly questionable are attempts to periodize on the basis of style, and for reasons that most readers of this review will have already surmised by now: the "appropriation of 'low' cultural forms into 'high'" as an attempt to breach the "great divide" between the two levels (Taylor, p.
Although it is difficult to periodize Kaprow's work, by the early '70s his emphasis had shifted from large-scale happenings to more intimate works--which he termed "activities" and then "environments--that dispensed with large casts, and could be experienced by a couple, or solo.