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(noun) a lapse in succession during which there is no person in whom a title is vested / (noun) temporary inactivity; suspension

11

the mind putting the 'understanding' into abeyance

—p.11 Introduction (1) by James Wood
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the mind putting the 'understanding' into abeyance

—p.11 Introduction (1) by James Wood
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dun (en)

(adjective) marked by dullness and drabness

13

high above the dun currents of the prosaic

man

—p.13 Introduction (1) by James Wood
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high above the dun currents of the prosaic

man

—p.13 Introduction (1) by James Wood
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(noun) the belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid its betterment

45

a stupid, awkward, or unlucky person

79

the piles of intellectual slack which truss these schlemiels like babies

—p.79 Saul Bellow’s comic style (74) by James Wood
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the piles of intellectual slack which truss these schlemiels like babies

—p.79 Saul Bellow’s comic style (74) by James Wood
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(adjective) marked with small spots or patches contrasting with the background

81

We begin the obituary in laughter and end it in tears, in a sublime dapple of emotions

god

—p.81 Saul Bellow’s comic style (74) by James Wood
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We begin the obituary in laughter and end it in tears, in a sublime dapple of emotions

god

—p.81 Saul Bellow’s comic style (74) by James Wood
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(adjective) of, relating to, or characterized by play; playful

83

the artist's quizzical and ludic force

—p.83 Saul Bellow’s comic style (74) by James Wood
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the artist's quizzical and ludic force

—p.83 Saul Bellow’s comic style (74) by James Wood
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relating to or characteristic of an elegy.

91

Bellow is using detail not to persuade us of the existence of something but almost the opposite - to confirm its absence. Realism is elegiac, a branch of consciousness

—p.91 Anna Karenina and characterization (91) by James Wood
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Bellow is using detail not to persuade us of the existence of something but almost the opposite - to confirm its absence. Realism is elegiac, a branch of consciousness

—p.91 Anna Karenina and characterization (91) by James Wood
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fond of sensuous luxury or pleasure; self-indulgent (derives from the Greek city Sybaris)

96

his body: simple, broad, sybaritic, and rather too light-footed

—p.96 Anna Karenina and characterization (91) by James Wood
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his body: simple, broad, sybaritic, and rather too light-footed

—p.96 Anna Karenina and characterization (91) by James Wood
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(noun) the process of exact thinking; reasoning / (noun) a reasoned train of thought

The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity. 2. Oblation. a. The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.

120

red hats become oblatory fires for Franz Joseph

—p.120 Joseph Roth’s empire of signs (109) by James Wood
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red hats become oblatory fires for Franz Joseph

—p.120 Joseph Roth’s empire of signs (109) by James Wood
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