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term derived from heraldry; means "placed into abyss"

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mise en abymes
mise en abyme



find in those texts miniature versions of Pnin's Russian doll structure, mise-en-abymes placed by Nabokov into his novel

—p.54 Rereading Barthes and Nabokov (42) by Zadie Smith
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5 years, 4 months ago


within the formal model of mise-en-abyme

—p.6 Introduction (1) by David Hering
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5 years, 6 months ago


As with other mise-en-abyme endings (like that of "Octet")

on Good Old Neon

—p.174 His Capital Flush (167) by Jeffrey Severs
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5 years, 4 months ago


A mis-en-abyme of desire...

misspelling i think?

—p.66 Let Me Be Your Fantasy (63) by Mark Fisher
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3 years, 9 months ago


The mole offers the spy story its mise en abyme: their every act is at once real and false, an embodied double negative; they threaten at every moment to double or triple themselves

—p.180 On spy fiction (175) missing author
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2 years, 10 months ago


enraptured by a jouissance or mise-en-abyme which promises to shatter

—p.99 by Terry Eagleton
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4 years, 9 months ago


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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2 years, 11 months ago