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  • Notable among his compositions from the next couple of years are two splendid quasi-dramatic cantatas, Aci, Galatea e Polifemo (1708) and Apollo e Dafne (1709–10).

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  • That there seems to be less and less dramatic content and more and more commercial content, the two concepts merging into a commercial-tainment hybrid, where commerce is inextricably woven into quasi-dramatic content, the sole intent of which is to implant the impulse to consume in the malleable and massaged viewer.

    Steven Weber: Deliverance

  • Paracelsus, though only a series of quasi-dramatic scenes, suggested considerable undeveloped capacity for drama.

    Robert Browning

  • It may be doubted whether the idea is one well suited to exhibition in a quasi-dramatic form.

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  • _Paracelsus_, though only a series of quasi-dramatic scenes, suggested considerable undeveloped capacity for drama.

    Robert Browning

  • If that be so, we need not assume a deity Lupercus, nor in fact any deity at all, nor need we see in the runners a quasi-dramatic representation of wolves as vegetation-spirits, as Mannhardt proposed (see my _Roman Festivals_, p. 316 foll.).

    The Religious Experience of the Roman People From the Earliest Times to the Age of Augustus

  • They are, in fact, quasi-dramatic celebrations of a process of going over from one status to another, and may be found in connection with all the experiences of man in a social state.

    The Religious Experience of the Roman People From the Earliest Times to the Age of Augustus

  • In the literature of every other nation the form of personated authorship, when there is no _animus decipiendi_, has been recognized as a legitimate channel for the expression of opinions, or the quasi-dramatic representation of character.

    Who Wrote the Bible? : a Book for the People

  • As poems of the soul in severe straits, made under a quasi-dramatic form, they reach

    The Poetry Of Robert Browning

  • "So Old/Playdate," was probably the strongest yet when it comes to showing the sitcom's multiple strengths: short stories and long, standup riffs and character pieces, observational comedy and dark, quasi-dramatic set pieces.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

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