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  • n. Plural form of estrangement.


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  • The crucial issue for generic discrimination is not any epistemological judgment external to the text itself or the rationality or irrationality of the latter’s imaginings, but rather … the attitude of the text itself to the kind of estrangements being performed.

    ‘Avatar’ and the War of Genres « Gerry Canavan

  • Ptolemy lives alone at the end of a long life that took him from a volatile childhood in the deep south, up to urban Los Angeles, through two fraught marriages, deaths and estrangements, family ties forged and broken.

    Ilaina Edison: From Novelist Walter Mosley: A Clear Look At A Clouded Mind

  • Despite their struggles and estrangements in the past, Bo and Nora have an enviable relationship, and that's what people want to watch.

    Exclusive: More Tragedy for One Life to Live's Bo and Nora

  • It is not giving too much away, I hope, to note that Suzanne Berne never unearths the Rosetta Stone that will provide the key to why, after Lucile's death, the Kroger family seemed to disintegrate into alcoholism, adultery, lawsuits, squabbles over money and lifelong estrangements.

    The Cincinnati Grocer's Kid

  • Cancer, job loss, divorce, estrangements between parents and children and brothers and sisters, financial ruin, fatigue, stress, loneliness, and not one but two tornados.

    Happiness Shmappiness

  • Through artful estrangements, the actual weirdness of life is recovered.

    Nick Laird enters the spirit of Anglo-Saxon poetry

  • But these familiar sweeteners won't be nearly enough to reverse one of the most significant estrangements of the first two years of the Obama administration -- the rift between the White House and business.

    Obama should call a truce with Wall Street

  • Throughout, we're treated to a few non-linear visits to the group's past, plus the main event that regroups the Watchemen -- Blake's assassination -- that triggers relationship estrangements and realignments, and a new call-to-arms for certain members of the old team.

    Mike Ragogna: Watchmen: Who's Watching The Watchmen?

  • Founders of the conference felt they saw the logical conclusion of such estrangements in European fascism.

    Jessica Feingold.

  • This is an interesting family drama that looks at four generations of women with each having issues leaving estrangements between them.

    Serendipity-Louise Shaffer « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews


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