Monday, July 18, 2011
Definitions for canonical
- Authorized; recognized; accepted.
- Included in the canon of the Bible.
- In mathematics, (of an equation, coordinate, etc.) in simplest or standard form.
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Citations for canonical
The death of Cy Twombly has an oddly catastrophic feel-oddly because he was eighty-three and a canonical master, but catastrophic because he takes with him a certain epochal, now thoroughly historical, sense of wide-open liberty in very high culture.
But for all its canonical status, the only English version was published in 1970, translated from a French translation that Lem himself didn't like.