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  • n. Plural form of masterwork.


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  • Gollancz have done a good job of plugging into this latter phenomenon with a set of well-chosen 'masterworks' series they've a very nicely designed Space Opera series coming soon, which even includes a title by yours truly.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • As expected, the "masterworks" of the museum are from many centuries.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • She's got a book of her own about blogs — an anthology of blog "masterworks" — but she's skeptical about blog books:

    "Following links is like putting on 3-D glasses."

  • "In China, we have exchanged 'masterworks' in the past with New York and Washington, D.C.," said Fan, who is visiting Washington and New York City over the next 10 days.

    The Frederick News-Post : Local News

  • Not only were their animated "masterworks" failing to live up to their flawless ancestry, but their live action efforts -- Movie Reviews

  • "masterworks" of the future, and the rest will fall by the wayside.


  • But for whatever reason, early masterworks such as "The Beautiful Changes," "Love Calls Us to the Things of This World," "A Baroque Wall Fountain in the Villa Sciarra" and "Advice to a Prophet" have not entered the language.

    A Great Living Poet's Rare Art of Reticence

  • Additional foundations, institutes and trusts are pivotal in maintaining the accessibility of masterworks by José Limón, Doris Humphrey and George Balanchine among other choreographers whose works have lived long past their deaths.

    Choreography Outlives Its Creators

  • Most important of all, the pope ordered one of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's masterworks, La Fontana del Quattro Fiume, or the Fountain of Four Rivers, for the centerpiece of the space.

    Perfection, Squared

  • Unhappy families were a Chekov specialty -- and one of his masterworks, Three Sisters, now at the CSC, sums up all the thwarted passion, love...

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: Three Sisters


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