But if vestiges of the brandy-and-soda era clung to the plays in the festival this year, Buffman is conscious of the need to shed the genre's reputation for datedness
. "We need to have confidence in our product," he says "because it's not our goal to top the great classics by Agatha and Conan Doyle and the others.
Strangely, though, the volumes' datedness
does not diminish their value.
Sapdaru's subsequent interventions went further, stripping the translation of dead metaphors, linguistic archaisms and dramatic datedness
, so that in his production language would have the same status as movement, choreography, music and set, and wouldn't monopolize the audience's attention.
A blunt independence of view and a polemical readiness for the damning catchphrase ensure the memorability of these pieces, despite some datedness
According to two essayists apologetic about the datedness
of their entry, expanded versions of these conference papers were prepared for the press during 2001.
If purchasing played as big a part in movie plots as communicating, an increasingly compelling indicator of datedness
would be writing a check or paying cash.
The second very valuable contribution of this collection is that it makes palpable a certain combination of datedness
A pencil-and-paper questionnaire was constructed, consisting of five scalar measures, in the following order of administration: (1) the 60-item As Experience Inventory, from which 3 items were removed due to datedness
(As, O'Hara, & Munger, 1962); the response format is "Yes," "?," and "No"; items cover 9 hypnosis-related categories: altered state--fading of generalized reality orientation; tolerance for logical inconsistencies; role-taking; dissociation/exclusion of distracting stimuli; willingness to relinquish ego control; tolerance for regressive experiences; constructive use of regression; peak experiences; basic trust/interpersonal relations.
Kauffman's 1961 Richard Brome: Caroline Dramatist, subtly yet steadily revealing the obvious datedness
of that work.
But if this erotic ambition is one more aspect of Clark's untimeliness, that untimeliness may allow him to escape mere datedness
to disclose a new poetic future for us all.
The characteristics of the products and services that may affect satisfaction are the level of customisation, the subject matter, up to datedness
, complexity, reliability, organisation, language, and format.
They seemed to embody datedness
, staleness, and gloominess as apperceived by Liang.
of Dewey's thesis ostensibly arises from his prominent references to "too much public" and "too many publics" in explaining the public's eclipse.
However, the most serious drawback to this collection is its datedness
. A check of the endnotes in the articles reveals that, in all but one article, the most recent reference is to 1994, and several have nothing beyond 1991.