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  • For me, his entire ouevre is overwritten to an extreme - every work needlessly exhausting to get through.

    Detecting a Wrongness

  • Like any prolific writer, including such celebrated names as John Updike or Philip Roth, Baraka’s ouevre is uneven.

    Matthew Yglesias » Morning Fun

  • But the core of his ouevre is the remarkable assortment of films documenting the lives of Southern blues, fiddle, Cajun and zydeco masters: Lightin' Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, Dennis McGee, Thomas Jefferson Jarrell, Dewey Balfa, Canray Fontenot and Clifton Chenier.

    Aliens, Operas and a Blank Slate of Documentaries

  • For example, Brian Clegg, author of 31 (or 112, depending on how you look at it) books in his "ouevre", starts a fascinating discussion (certainly for those like me, on the outside) about publishers 'advances, royalties, and whether you can earn your living as an author or just eat ice-cream with your earnings.

    Science

  • Like in Office Space, films in his "ouevre" present quirky scenarios rather than trying to pummel you into hilarity.

    WATCHING: Extract

  • Well then, you’ve got a big problem with Paulie, or you should unless you’re not familiar with his Palin ouevre. uptight PC liberals are amusing

    Matthew Yglesias » GOP Never Took Yes for an Answer

  • Well then, you’ve got a big problem with Paulie, or you should unless you’re not familiar with his Palin ouevre.

    Matthew Yglesias » GOP Never Took Yes for an Answer

  • If the book is judged deficient, cite a successful example along the same lines, from the author's ouevre or elsewhere.

    Redefining the book review

  • Just because it combines unlikely ingredients does not make a dish into an ouevre. crossposted to the SeattleJew Blog. blog comments powered by Disqus publicola nerds

    Look No Further: Seattle’s Best Dining Deal « PubliCola

  • Pictures In 2005, just when the pieces seemed as if they would never come together, Paramount optioned the newest Reacher novel, "One Shot," plus the entire Reacher ouevre, for Tom Cruise's production company, where producer Don Granger "Snakes on a Plane" was employed.

    A Tough Guy's Tough Road to the Screen

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