Works

Works may refer to:

  • An author's or artist's body of work of art
  • Engineering structures, projects, and so on, including:
    • Earthworks (engineering), created through moving soil or unformed rock
    • Public works, engineering projects carried out by the state on behalf of the community
    • Waterworks, another name for a water supply system
  • In motorsports, works are cars sponsored and tuned by automobile manufacturers; see factory-backed
  • In religion, works, deeds or actions in contrast to faith
    • Good works in Christianity
    • Karma, literally "deeds", in Hinduism

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    Was it an intellectual consequence of this ‘rebirth,’ of this new dignity and rigor, that, at about the same time, his sense of beauty was observed to undergo an almost excessive resurgence, that his style took on the noble purity, simplicity and symmetry that were to set upon all his subsequent works that so evident and evidently intentional stamp of the classical master.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    Are you there, Africa with the bulging chest and oblong thigh? Sulking Africa, wrought of iron, in the fire, Africa of the millions of royal slaves, deported Africa, drifting continent, are you there? Slowly you vanish, you withdraw into the past, into the tales of castaways, colonial museums, the works of scholars.
    Jean Genet (1910–1986)

    ...A shadow now occasionally crossed my simple, sanguine, and life enjoying mind, a notion that I was never really going to accomplish those powerful literary works which would blow a noble trumpet to social generosity and noblesse oblige before the world. What? should I find myself always planning and never achieving ... a richly complicated and yet firmly unified novel?
    Sarah N. Cleghorn (1876–1959)