The one Jane Austen heroine who starts her novel as a fully formed adult is Anne Elliot in Persuasion. Austen’s other five canonical novels are all bildungsromans to some extent. Even her sharpest heroines, Pride and Prejudice’s Elizabeth and the title meddler in Emma, still need to learn to distinguish the essential from the inessential in relationships, and their enlightenment is the book’s theme.
Seems like he just got here. In an announcement posted on the Seattle Symphony’s website this morning, music director Ludovic Morlot says he’ll step away from the post when his contract ends in 2019, after eight seasons with the orchestra. In June 2010, he was chosen to follow Gerard Schwarz’s 26 seasons at the helm. “We are in the midst of a wonderful, stimulating and exciting artistic journey and I look forward to continuing this in the next two seasons,” shared Morlot.
Photo by Jacob Lucas A Czech opera is transported from Russia to Cascadia, making its villain even more chilling. Anyone dismayed by Seattle Opera's bare-bones La traviata in January might think "Oh, not again " upon seeing the opening scene of the company's Katya Kabanova, which opened Saturday-a completely empty black box.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".