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General Crossword Questions for “tableaux”

  • Static representations of eg historical scenes
  • Scenes with still and silent figures
  • Fit a jacket around exhibits in the Louvre
  • Duty keeps one in blue moving pictures

Encyclopedia

  • An outdoor tableau vivant about gold mining in Paramaribo, 1892. The most recent hey-day of the tableau vivant was the 19th century with virtually nude tableaux vivants or "poses plastiques" providing a form of erotic entertainment. — “Tableau vivant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In proof theory, the semantic tableau (or truth tree) is a decision procedure for sentential and related logics, and a proof procedure for formulas The tableau method can also determine the satisfiability of finite. — “Method of analytic tableaux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • 33 étude-tableaux at Ivanovka between August and September 1911, the year after completing his second set of piano preludes, Op 32. While the Op 33 études-tableaux share some stylistic points with the preludes, they are actually very unlike them. — “Études-Tableaux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The roar of guns, that had not ceased for ten hours, wearied the ear and gave a peculiar significance to the spectacle, as music does to tableaux vivants. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • She was the belle of the balls and picnics, and they got up tableaux vivants in aid of distressed governesses. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • She had never acted–only made a figure in tableaux vivans at school; but she felt assured that she could act well, and having been once or twice to the Théâtre Français, and also heard her mamma speak of Rachel, her waking dreams and cogitations as to how she would manage her destiny sometimes turned on the question whether she would become an actress like Rachel, since she was more beautiful than that thin Jewess. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • Mademoiselle d'Armilly, whom they then perceived through the open doorway, formed with Eugenie one of the tableaux vivants of which the Germans are so fond. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • The roar of guns, that had not ceased for ten hours, wearied the ear and gave a peculiar significance to the spectacle, as music does to tableaux vivants. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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