acknowledged masterpieces

21 examples (0.02 sec)
  • Perhaps one of my three is the acknowledged masterpiece; I do not know. Cited from Not that it Matters, by A. A. Milne
  • A study of the chronology of novel-making will show that more acknowledged masterpieces were written after forty than before. Cited from Masters of the English Novel, by Richard Burton
  • The selections for the most part are those that have stood the test of time and are acknowledged masterpieces. Cited from Elson Grammer School Literature, by Elson, Book 4
  • First among these features is the essential that the foundation of the book must be the acknowledged masterpieces of American and British authors. Cited from The Elson Readers, Book 5, by William H. Elson
  • They spoke of external and technical forms, and how magnificently these were illustrated in the world's acknowledged masterpieces of literature. Cited from For Every Music Lover, by Aubertine Woodward Moore
  • His later work, in which satiric fury is tempered and broadened, also includes three of his acknowledged masterpieces.
  • Thus the enforced introspection and reflection of camp life bore fruit in one of 20th-century European classical music's acknowledged masterpieces.
  • Certainly it is only by force of real genius of some sort, never by a mere lucky chance, that a man achieves the acknowledged masterpiece in any line of work. Cited from A History of English Literature, by R. H. Fletcher
  • In the history of poetry we shall find less evidence of progress than anywhere else, for it will be seen that its acknowledged masterpieces are almost invariably near the beginning of a series rather than near the end. Cited from Artist and Public, And Other Essays On Art Subjects, by Kenyon Cox
  • The story is considered one of Thurber's "acknowledged masterpieces".
  • Throughout his life, Deering enthusiastically supported and championed the work of many living artists while also avidly purchasing hundreds of older, more obscure works along with many acknowledged masterpieces.
  • It is a fine example of the mannerist style of architecture, the acknowledged masterpiece of Giulio Romano.
  • Since I have ventured to formulate certain objections against an acknowledged masterpiece, it will be well that I should define as clearly as possible the ground upon which those objections are based. Cited from Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama, by Walter W. Greg
  • A vigorous bust of his godfather was his acknowledged masterpiece, so far, in the modelling line, which he preferred to brush or pencil. Cited from Far to Seek, by Maud Diver
  • Hodge's literary powers were seen at their best in his contributions to the Princeton Theological Review, many of which are acknowledged masterpieces of controversial writing.
  • He also wrote seven of the twelve songs on the group's final album and generally acknowledged masterpiece, Odessey and Oracle, with Argent contributing the remainder.
  • Of the many attempts FOUR have been most celebrated, the first two known to us only by the descriptions of the ancients, the others still extant and the acknowledged masterpieces of the sculptor's art. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • The final and fatal defect in all these lists is that they seek to single out an arbitrary number of works of the highest distinction, instead of trying to find out the few men of supreme genius who were actually the makers of acknowledged masterpieces. Cited from Inquiries and Opinions, by Brander Matthews
  • An example of Papadiamantis' deep and even-handed feeling for humanity is his acknowledged masterpiece, the novella "The Murderess."
  • I should like to see how such a critic would, of his own natural suggestion, have decided on Shakespeare's acknowledged masterpieces, and what he would have thought of praising in them, had the public opinion imposed on him the duty of admiration. Cited from Characters of Shakespeare's Plays, Wm. Hazlitt