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Bardolator (plural Bardolators)
- Alternative letter-case form of .
2009, A. J. Hartley, What Time Devours, Berkley, ISBN 9780425226230, page 45:
- There would be the dinosaurs still plugging away at scholarship everyone else had abandoned thirty years ago, the hotshot theory heads with their jargon, the Bardolators (often stray actors) and those who treated them as unthinking fans.
2011, Harold Bloom, The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life, ISBN 0300167601, page 8:
- I keep returning to Shakespeare in the chapters that follow not because I am a Bardolator (I am) but because he is inescapable for all who came after, in all nations of the world except France, where Stendhal and Victor Hugo went against their country's neoclassical rejection of what was regarded as dramatic "barbarism".
2013, Robert R. McCrae, James F. Gaines, Marie A. Wellington, “The Five-Factor Model in Fact and Fiction”, in Irving B. Weiner, Howard A. Tennen, Jerry M. Suls, editors, Handbook of Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology, volume 5, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 9780470647769, page 72:
- Although Bardolators may imagine he is an infallible guide to psychology, Shakespeare either did not understand the heritability of personality traits, or chose to ignore it for comedic purposes.