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mis uhnth rohp

  • n  someone who dislikes people in general

  • Gerald McRaney was a captivating villain as George Hearst, the mining magnate and misanthrope who brutally assimilated the gold-rush camp in this expertly written work of sagebrush .
  • Moreover, though still a ladykiller sometimes quite literally the priapic secret agent has morphed from infamous misogynist to indiscriminate misanthrope.
  • Coyne begins the book as a cold, despicable misanthrope, but as we learn about the personal past that made him that way he had an abusive father we gain sympathy for him.
News & Articles

  • The problem with adaptations
    Quintessence Theater stages a snappy Misanthrope adaptation, full of sexual intrigue and hypocritical starlets. But it forces the question of why we adapt if we love the originals?
    June 11, 2013 - Philly.com

  • James McMurtry in Lower Hudson Journal news
    Because there's more people,McMurtry says, averting his eyes. "I'm not really a people person." "I don't know that I'm a misanthrope; I just hate people - some of the time."
  • Larry David in Bloomberg
    I don't think the character on my TV show is a misanthrope,said David, dressed in his usual casual outfit of tan pants, sneakers and a black T-shirt and sports jacket. "He's just honest, so he gets in a lot of confrontations. He's not like...
  • George Hickenlooper in Los Angeles Daily News
    Lou Reed is a misanthrope,Hickenlooper says. "He's not really liked by anybody."

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