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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of historicize.

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  • This is not to say that works of literature must always be "historicized" in the manner now de rigueur in academic criticism, but simply to recognize that what we call "literature" is so as part of an ongoing historical process of reading and analysis.

    Principles of Literary Criticism

  • Ian and Hat: Some books you might want to check out for "historicized" translations are the ones by Slingerland and Gardner.

    languagehat.com: AMIDAWORLD.

  • Their canvases are among the most Romantic ever painted, but that naive Romanticism so resists being historicized that the work figures today only as a distant prehistory to the feverish cult of the new that the New York school itself brought into being.

    Splatter-Day Saints

  • A few, I think, making my way through the multitudes, become internationally famous or historicized, such as Frida Kahlo, Tina Modotti, or Leonora Carrington.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Yet is is held as an unassailable truth in post-New Critical academic criticism that literature must be historicized, that the unavoidable fact that writers put the fruits of their influences into "circulation" means that culture authors texts to the extent that the notion of aesthetic autonomy is just a nefarious illusion.

    Art and Culture

  • It can be made the scapegoat for all the shortcomings of the previous generation's critical assumptions and duly assigned its own historicized place in the critical, and curricular, past.

    Art and Culture

  • In his brilliant book "Hokum: An Anthology of African American Humor," Paul Beatty remarks that the reason he anthologized a book of this nature is "... because I'm afraid that American humor is fading into Bolivian and that Will Smith, the driest man alive, will be historicized as the Oscar Wilde of Negro wit and whimsy".

    Where's Dave Chappelle When You Need Him?

  • Insofar as it is presupposed by the literary itself, that ambivalence needs to be understood, and historicized, as a product of secularism.

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism

  • In his brilliant book "Hokum: An Anthology of African American Humor," Paul Beatty remarks that the reason he anthologized a book of this nature is "...because I'm afraid that American humor is fading into Bolivian and that Will Smith, the driest man alive, will be historicized as the Oscar Wilde of Negro wit and whimsy".

    Courtney Young: Where's Dave Chappelle When You Need Him?

  • We live today in a microcosmic world in which a gesture is recorded, analyzed and historicized in a matter of days.

    Anis Shivani: Is American Poetry At A Dead-End?

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