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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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relating to the writing of the lives of saints; (derogatory) adulatory writing about another person

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The hagiographic literature of special forces in Afghanistan is both unilluminating and extensive.

Mogadishu, Baghdad, Troy, or Heroes Without War (247) by Mark Greif
4 years, 7 months ago

The truly hagiographic text is Gustav Janouch's Conversations with Kafka.

—p.61 F. Kafka, Everyman (58) by Zadie Smith
4 years, 6 months ago

Those who count themselves on the side of the revolution must engage with these failures and crimes. To do otherwise is to fall into apologia, special pleading, hagiography – and to run the risk of repeating such mistakes.

—p.317 Epilogue: After October (305) by China Miéville
4 years, 3 months ago

a general hagiography of the rapper and his crew

—p.83 by David Foster Wallace
4 years, 5 months ago

a compensatory impulse to hagiography followed his suicide

on DFW

—p.1 Books (1) by Adam S. Miller
4 years, 6 months ago

challenging the too-frequent tendency toward hagiographical, sui generis readings

—p.12 Introduction (1) by Clare Hayes-Brady
4 years, 6 months ago

In a hagiographic documentary about him

—p.46 The Google Theory of History (32) by Franklin Foer
4 years ago