Throughout the period of successful trade, the Americans preserved their status as superordinary
beings and sometimes behaved in ways calculated to reinforce it (Jacobs 1844; 124-125, 176).
The idea that an object exists only because the force holding it together is stronger than the force pulling it apart was the stated subject of Cristiano Lenhardt's recent solo show "Materia Superordinaria Abundante" (Superordinary
Again, the sophisticated implied reader may find cause for comic superiority in the narrator's belittling revelation, a disclosure that suggests Robin's predilection for the superordinary
Scholars of life writing and rhetoric, however, will find this a stimulating, decidedly superordinary
work of recovery and risk.
(1995): "Leisure Travel: an Extraordinary Industry Faces Superordinary
Problems", en Theobald, W.