- Graff assembles other quotations in the same vein, and goes on to add, wryly, ‘The funny thing, of course, is that those jeremiads were right.’
- His jeremiad sounds a generational alarum: The days of isolated, tormented, anti-commercial white male geniuses are done and done.
- Waves of immigrants from Canada and Europe provoked jeremiads bemoaning the demise of New England's Anglo-Puritan colonial heritage.
- Their jeremiads yearn for an airbrushed 50's America that never really existed.
- All of the above were duly cited, along with appropriate jeremiads about ‘we have become like Sodom.’
- Her Book of the City of Ladies was conceived as a direct riposte to Jean de Meung's jeremiads.
- But their antiintellectual jeremiads, not the professors they vilify, are the real threat to academic freedom today.
- Indeed, there is not only irony but danger in offering such a public jeremiad against jeremiads.
- If I really wanted to turn this into a jeremiad, I could hold forth on that for a while.
- Eminem may fit into that tradition of lyrical catharsis and boulevard jeremiads, but he certainly didn't create it.
- I am saddened to add my jeremiad to the list of protestations at your coverage.
- The audience went wild at the end of Adrian Noble's production of Pericles - maybe as a response to all the recent anti-RSC jeremiads.
- In fact the only time the prose develops any consistency of ‘edge’ is in the repeated jeremiads against contemporary society.
- Of course all these jeremiads sound familiar: Marriage is always in flux.
- I curled up with Nash's couplets, quatrains, limericks and occasional jeremiads.
- Mark's posting on Camille Paglia's charges of decline in attention is right on the mark - this is just an antique jeremiad in new packaging.
- They differ in almost every other respect, but in these shared interests they both belong to the ancient and always fascinating genre of the jeremiad.
- Any effort to exorcise these tendencies from the outside is, therefore, futile; it only gives rise to moralistic sermons and rhetorical jeremiads.
- Graying means paying, to quote one of the new jeremiads.
- It does not confirm the jeremiads of the cultural critics.