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disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way

50

The louche Playboy rubs elbows with the staid Time.

—p.50 Kiddie Porn (43) by n+1
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The louche Playboy rubs elbows with the staid Time.

—p.50 Kiddie Porn (43) by n+1
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(verb) to verify or prove to be true in pleading a cause / (verb) to allege or assert in pleading / (verb) to declare positively

92

The audience, which leaned romantic, grumbled at the pessimism. The speakers demurred. That’s just how it is, they averred. We just have to do all of them.

—p.92 Who Works for the Workers? (91) by Gabriel Winant
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The audience, which leaned romantic, grumbled at the pessimism. The speakers demurred. That’s just how it is, they averred. We just have to do all of them.

—p.92 Who Works for the Workers? (91) by Gabriel Winant
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the opposite or counterpart of a fact or truth; the side of a coin or medal bearing the head or principal design

95

organizations specializing in these tactics tend not to produce mass engagement by a movement’s true-believing base. The obverse is also true. It’s nearly impossible to run a tent city, for instance, and at the same time get a well-sourced policy paper

—p.95 Who Works for the Workers? (91) by Gabriel Winant
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organizations specializing in these tactics tend not to produce mass engagement by a movement’s true-believing base. The obverse is also true. It’s nearly impossible to run a tent city, for instance, and at the same time get a well-sourced policy paper

—p.95 Who Works for the Workers? (91) by Gabriel Winant
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(adjective) of, relating to, or written in a simplified form of the ancient Egyptian hieratic writing / (adjective) popular common / (adjective) of or relating to the form of Modern Greek that is based on everyday speech

108

Medvedev, who began as a demotic poet

—p.108 New Russian Political Poets (107) by Keith Gessen
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Medvedev, who began as a demotic poet

—p.108 New Russian Political Poets (107) by Keith Gessen
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a lower-class Parisian republican in the French Revolution; an extreme republican or revolutionary

172

Indiana the sansculotte

—p.172 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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Indiana the sansculotte

—p.172 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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(noun) a literary term coined by Alexander Pope to describe to describe amusingly failed attempts at sublimity (an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous); adj is "bathetic"

177

The horror has passed, and what remains is the slow, lingering bathos as people shuffle into the future.

Bathos flutters over this later novel like a pennant: tragedy has been abolished.

—p.177 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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The horror has passed, and what remains is the slow, lingering bathos as people shuffle into the future.

Bathos flutters over this later novel like a pennant: tragedy has been abolished.

—p.177 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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(adjective) requiring immediate aid or action / (adjective) requiring or calling for much; demanding

181

A former pornographer, he would transform himself into a Marxist saboteur and an AIDS activist, made and remade by the exigencies of each successive decade.

—p.181 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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A former pornographer, he would transform himself into a Marxist saboteur and an AIDS activist, made and remade by the exigencies of each successive decade.

—p.181 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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(noun) an expression of real or pretended doubt or uncertainty especially for rhetorical effect / (noun) a logical impasse or contradiction / (noun) a radical contradiction in the import of a text or theory that is seen in deconstruction as inevitable

182

A line from a recent interview in the White Review might explain this strange aporia

—p.182 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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A line from a recent interview in the White Review might explain this strange aporia

—p.182 On Gary Indiana (171) by n+1
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