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  • n. Plural form of milieu.


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  • The whole milieux is a space opera version of the European Middle Ages, and many of the books are really just action narratives -- which are certainly fun to read, though a little shallow -- but some, such as Dan Abnett's Eisenhorn and Ravenor trilogies and the ongoing Horus Heresy series have a greater depth and a "future primitive" -- almost steampunk -- aesthetic that any fan of Gene Wolfe's New/Long/Short Sun series will love.

    5 Reasons Why You Should Read a Warhammer 40,000 Book

  • But gay Harlem, nonetheless, showcased its inimitable style with rent parties, speakeasies, sex circuses, and buffet flats as places to engage in protected same-gender milieux.

    Irene Monroe: Marriage Equality Film Comes to Harlem

  • Most of the stories are set in varyingly 17th or 18th century milieux, with a heavy admixture of Hermetic magic.

    October Books 17) White Crow, by Mary Gentle

  • It is a departure from the milieux of worldly life – a “being set apart” for God.

    Chrism Mass in Rome [Update]

  • Valuable documents in that they show labouring-class self-educated men finding supportive networks, creating, in effect, literary circles beyond the usual middle-class milieux of university, coffee house and club, these letters do not, however, establish Bloomfield as an altogether willing mentor.

    Introduction: Tim Fulford

  • Given this basis to our evaluation of all architecture, and especially sacred architecture, it seems to me vital that we pay attention to the cultural and philosophical milieux which give rise to various forms of architecture.

    The Theology and Metaphysics of the Gothic Cathedral - part 1

  • The show's presentation thus got in the way of the art, in no place more than in the room where Hopper's best known work -- photographs from the 1960s documenting his friends and his milieux -- is shown stacked top to bottom, the bulk of the images more or less impossible to see.

    Peter Frank: Blague d'Art: Star Qualities

  • In certain of his novels, the veteran German writer Günter Grass deploys a magical object or animal to serve as link or thread between diverse characters, scenes, social milieux, historical periods or even states of consciousness.

    The Box: Tales from the Darkroom by Günter Grass - review

  • Usually when historical figures or whole milieux are re-evaluated it is not because of new facts, but new perspectives on well established facts.

    Within the Hollow Crown, by Margaret Campbell Barnes. Book review

  • There is indeed something labored about the novel, its characters, plot, milieux are all contructed with effort.

    Realism in Fiction


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