In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- That the Metropolitan Museum accessioned no works by Sargent between 1941 and 1949 reflected the distractions of World War II and the fact that interest in late nineteenth-century cosmopolites like Sargent was at its nadir.
- Acton was a true cosmopolite who was equally at home in England, France, Germany, and Italy, and in each country he had relatives of exalted position.
- Johnson's cosmopolites respond to changing dominant discourses of nation and citizenship.
- We do have a fledgling population of cosmopolites living the good life almost without cars.
- Here is Arthur Norris, cosmopolite, con man and convict, in wig and monocle, stepping out of the shadows.
- Neruda, he said, would like to extol the virtues of his fatherland for all nations to see while Sitor seems to be a cosmopolite still weighed down by the legacy of his ancestors.
- To you, cosmopolite, he might be a typical man in a typical business suit.
- The book's protagonist, Luther Green, is an icy cosmopolite with strong connections to his family and the inner-city neighborhood of his adolescence.
- Recently I attended one of those legendary Washington dinner parties, attended by British cosmopolites and Americans in the know.
- As a messenger of peace, Johnson's cosmopolite offers redemption to a violent, racially striated world.
- Even while electrifying the cosmopolite yuppies with hard rock, heavy metal and thrash metal, he has pop and slow rock numbers in plenty in his quiver.
- Will we see you in your role as a pro-Atlantic lobbyist and cosmopolite after the expiry of your term as director general?
- Not only cosmopolites have the potential to transform the modern world.
- The cosmopolite embodies the migratory subject position of those who do not fit neatly into racial categories prescribed by United States society and politics.
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