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Renaissance man

One who possesses skills and knowledge in many different areas. Bob can fix cars, repair computers, and talk about anything from physics to philosophy. He's an all-around Renaissance man.
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The ways of contemporary theory, poststructuralist theories of sexuality, historicism, and writing referred to in this book are able to inform us about how Renaissance authors used Ovid's stories in order to build the history of bodies and sexualities.
It is clear from the statements of many of the leading writers and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance that they were inspired by the works, figures, institutions, discussions, and arguments of the Irish Renaissance.
I just love the history, especially the Renaissance period and medieval history,'' said Rodriguez, manager of a Target store and a part-time professional guitarist.
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said, "The birth or the Renaissance Plaza project will result in a world-class office complex and hotel and more jobs for New Yorkers.
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As new texts by sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Englishwomen are discovered and edited and new critical theories brought to bear on our understanding of them, and as our knowledge of women and their status in the period is increased by studies in various interdisciplinary fields as well as in more traditional disciplines such as history or Reformation studies, the canon of English Renaissance writings is undergoing change.
Benjamin Brawley, in The Negro Genius (1937), evades the issue of the New Negro or a New Negro Renaissance by referring to Harlem Renaissance writers as the "New Realists" and as writers of "Protest and Vindication.
Renaissance New York will focus on providing small to mid-sized employer groups with affordable plans that address the specific needs of the small business owner.
There has been a marked interest in art objects of the Renaissance manifest in conferences on the art market (the first of which, sponsored in 2000 by Syracuse University, Georgetown University, and the Ministero per i Beni Culturali, is on the point of publishing its acts); specialist publications (most of which are noted in Objects of Virtue) and more general studies such as those of Lisa Jardine and Richard Goldthwaite, who in Wealth and the Demand for Art in Italy, 1300-1600 discusses some of the issues of the book under review.
The 1949 essay situates the Harlem Renaissance as a moment of genuine, if not unalloyed, self-realization that began to bridge the divide of the "two audiences.
The companyeIUs first offering is Renaissance Dental, a comprehensive dental health plan structured to offer cost-effective and flexible dental coverage for companies with five or more employees.
This is the specific object of their books, intended as an analysis of how Salamanca and Valladolid Renaissance physicians used Latin in order to renovate science and its practice.
It is on this latter area that Hatch and Hamalian focus in their effort to bring forth the lost plays of the Harlem Renaissance.
Craig Kallendorf, Virgil and the Myth of Venice: Books and Readers in the Italian Renaissance