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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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idiolect

The influence process for radical art is always an uphill struggle: works begin as an esoteric idiolect—symbols and ideas spoken and understood by a single person.

—p.156 Chapter Seven: Art (143) by W. David Marx
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epigone

To create within the framework of someone else’s stereotype makes the creator an epigone, and their work is mere “taste.”

—p.150 Chapter Seven: Art (143) by W. David Marx
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bricolage

Most subcultural and countercultural innovation thus begins as bricolage—the mixing and matching of preexisting styles and objects to imbue them with new meanings.

—p.130 Chapter Six: Subcultures and Countercultures (121) by W. David Marx
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zoot suit

Teenagers in London’s working-class neighborhoods asked their local tailors to replicate the Savile Row look, while extending the long jackets to dramatic zoot-suit length

—p.121 Chapter Six: Subcultures and Countercultures (121) by W. David Marx
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parvenu

A parvenu won’t just drive a Porsche but will also live in a luxury condo and enroll her children in the top private schools.

—p.64 Chapter Three: Signaling and Status Symbols (51) by W. David Marx
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