Sometimes personified, as in "Ritsos," Stern's animals are nonetheless unromanticized
. Calling up John Clare or Marianne Moore, Stern's descriptions sometimes sound a bit like field notes.
As gritty, unromanticized
tales of the American West go, In the Distance by Hernan Diaz ranks with classics like Thomas Berger's Little Big Man and Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove.
The people who first called the Arctic home relied on intimate knowledge of the natural setting to carry out what was, for them, normal, unromanticized
, day-to-day life.
In times like these, any trace of political separatism must be unromanticized
, especially if cultural, political, and socioeconomic inequalities are already mixed together as along the Mexico-U.S.
Is it spiritually realistic to aspire to encounter nature untamed, unpacified, and unromanticized
, with all its ambiguities and its death-driven violence, as a gift from the giver of every good and perfect gift, as a tabernacle of the most high, and thereby to be able to embrace nature spiritually, as a world charged with the glory of God, overflowing with blessings, beauty and goodness?
Most daring, she used her nude body, unidealized, to tackle subjects few others would touch; first unromanticized
female sexuality, then the reality and vulnerability of the aging woman.
PBS describes the project as "unromanticized
," which certainly applies to the look and design: They provide a lavish view of royal life while capturing the dankness and brutality of the times.
Cooper's dedication is a snug fit for the nofrills directorial style of our favorite director, whose unromanticized
take on the dehumanizing aspects of war sets his film apart from emotionally manipulative and ideologically onesided war dramas.
Something like a form of unromanticized
love is involved when a person will do that for you.
A popular success, Bride stems from Desrochers' Master's thesis, conducted at York University, which combines history and creative writing to paint an unromanticized
portrait of the lives of the files du roi before and after their arrival to New France in the late-seventeenth century.
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depicts an unromanticized
19th century in which the girls are both hungry for freedom and at times too complacent to oppose their circumstances.