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the action of going out of or leaving a place

19

The weird, by contrast, is notable for the way in which it opens up an egress between this world and others

—p.19 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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The weird, by contrast, is notable for the way in which it opens up an egress between this world and others

—p.19 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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a tendency to extreme loquacity

23

Lovecraft’s descriptions do not allow the reader to synthesise the logorrheic schizophony of adjectives into a mental image

—p.23 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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Lovecraft’s descriptions do not allow the reader to synthesise the logorrheic schizophony of adjectives into a mental image

—p.23 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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(adjective) supernatural mysterious / (adjective) filled with a sense of the presence of divinity; holy / (adjective) appealing to the higher emotions or to the aesthetic sense; spiritual

30

the opposition between the quotidian and the numinous

—p.30 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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the opposition between the quotidian and the numinous

—p.30 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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(adjective) deficient in color; wan / (adjective) lacking sparkle or liveliness; dull

34

There is certainly laughter here, a renegade form of parody and mockery that one hesitates to label satire, especially given the pallid and toothless form that satire has assumed in British culture in recent times

—p.34 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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There is certainly laughter here, a renegade form of parody and mockery that one hesitates to label satire, especially given the pallid and toothless form that satire has assumed in British culture in recent times

—p.34 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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a manuscript or piece of writing material on which the original writing has been effaced to make room for later writing but of which traces remain

34

The tracks are palimpsests

—p.34 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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The tracks are palimpsests

—p.34 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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(adjective) of or relating to rogues or rascals / (adjective) of, relating to, suggesting, or being a type of fiction dealing with the episodic adventures of a usually roguish protagonist / (noun) one that is picaresque

41

After a while, Doyle comes, reluctantly, to accept his Fate — which in literarygeneric terms is to be propelled, by means of SF, into the nineteenth-century picaresque

—p.41 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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After a while, Doyle comes, reluctantly, to accept his Fate — which in literarygeneric terms is to be propelled, by means of SF, into the nineteenth-century picaresque

—p.41 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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term derived from heraldry; means "placed into abyss"

43

The mise-en-abyme here produces a charge of the weird, both because of the scandal of an uncreated thing, and because of the twisted causality that has allowed such a thing to exist

—p.43 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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The mise-en-abyme here produces a charge of the weird, both because of the scandal of an uncreated thing, and because of the twisted causality that has allowed such a thing to exist

—p.43 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way

46

in an atmosphere of louche decadence, the business and cultural elite linger like models or gawp like voyeurs as they stand around a swimming pool

—p.46 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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in an atmosphere of louche decadence, the business and cultural elite linger like models or gawp like voyeurs as they stand around a swimming pool

—p.46 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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(noun) a branch of metaphysics concerned with the nature and relations of being / (noun) a particular theory about the nature of being or the kinds of things that have existence

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Some of the most powerful passages in Dick’s work are those in which there is an ontological interregnum: a traumatic unworlding is not yet given a narrative motivation

cool phrasing

—p.50 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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Some of the most powerful passages in Dick’s work are those in which there is an ontological interregnum: a traumatic unworlding is not yet given a narrative motivation

cool phrasing

—p.50 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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(Greek mythology) the personification of death

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a requiem for the Sixties: a dark parable about the thanatropic drives which youth messianism could nurture.

—p.88 The Eerie (60) by Mark Fisher
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a requiem for the Sixties: a dark parable about the thanatropic drives which youth messianism could nurture.

—p.88 The Eerie (60) by Mark Fisher
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