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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unmoor.

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  • Powell posits that in poetry "often it's the inexact, the awful, the mistaken linguistic turn that manages to say the right thing because it unmoors us from our perceived relationship to the subject about which we're trying to write."

    October 2009

  • Powell posits that in poetry "often it's the inexact, the awful, the mistaken linguistic turn that manages to say the right thing because it unmoors us from our perceived relationship to the subject about which we're trying to write."

    Writing and Publishing

  • It looks smart as a curtain before the show begins with Connick walking out through a giant keyhole so he can presumably unlock the unconscious but ultimately it unmoors the show.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: Cloudy Skies for Harry Connick Jr. and On A Clear Day

  • Powell posits that in poetry "often it's the inexact, the awful, the mistaken linguistic turn that manages to say the right thing because it unmoors us from our perceived relationship to the subject about which we're trying to write."

    Our Stories

  • It unmoors the story from geography — from history even.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • It looks smart as a curtain before the show begins with Connick walking out through a giant keyhole so he can presumably unlock the unconscious but ultimately it unmoors the show.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: Cloudy Skies for Harry Connick Jr. and On A Clear Day

  • It looks smart as a curtain before the show begins with Connick walking out through a giant keyhole so he can presumably unlock the unconscious but ultimately it unmoors the show.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: Cloudy Skies for Harry Connick Jr. and On A Clear Day

  • It looks smart as a curtain before the show begins with Connick walking out through a giant keyhole so he can presumably unlock the unconscious but ultimately it unmoors the show.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: Cloudy Skies for Harry Connick Jr. and On A Clear Day

  • It unmoors the story from geography — from history even.

    Kings

  • Public Culture volume, by contrast, deliberately unmoors itself from the universalist or philosophical pole, insisting that cosmopolitanism can be understood only as a lived process.

    Introduction

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