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  • adjective Creating anew.


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  • The previous motherlodes of operatic adaptation — theater and literature — are both re-creative media.


  • Like the haunting "Glass Menagerie" that he staged in January for Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Mr. Cromer's rethinking of Wilder's 1938 masterpiece, which has opened Off Broadway after a much-praised run in Chicago, is a re-creative landmark, at once arrestingly original and essentially faithful in its approach to the author's well-loved text.

    The Genius of David Cromer

  • Humanity had been clothed anew in the garments of light, restored in its place before God and its relationship with the rest of the created order -- and all of that because humanity had been invited, summoned to stand in the place of Jesus the New Adam, the Son of Man, the focus of God's creative and re-creative work and power.

    An address by the Archbishop of Canterbury given to a meeting of the Alcuin Club at Lambeth Palace

  • The previous motherlodes of operatic adaptation — theater and literature — are both re-creative media.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Out of the emotional turmoil of the flight from Europe, trans-Atlantic migration, and translation to new world poverty, there arose the inventive, re-creative power of Yiddish theater.

    Celia Adler.

  • Side by side, the two first texts of the Bible emphasize the equality of men and women, recognize that we need companions and helpers in life, affirm sexuality as both procreative and re-creative, teach that our bodies are good and shame is bad, and tell us that God is pleased to offer this gift.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • In this re-creative act the impulsion gains form and solidity, and old material is given new life.

    Dewey's Aesthetics

  • He began a re-creative process on the earth long ago to benefit the introduction of Man.

    Hey, "Evolution News": correct this! - The Panda's Thumb

  • Criticism at its best is re-creative, not spirit-killing.

    How My Ideological Opponents Postmodernism Killed Poetry « Gerry Canavan

  • His re-creative work was such as to create something really new using his own original not merely copied work.



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