Welcome to Bookmarker!

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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(adjective) keen, sharp / (adjective) vigorously effective and articulate / (adjective) caustic / (adjective) sharply perceptive; penetrating / (adjective) clear-cut, distinct

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trenchantly
trenchant



seems to capture a trenchant insurrectionary tableau

—p.109 Being Numerous (109) by Natasha Lennard
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1 year ago


an undifferentiated mass of high-quality description and trenchant reflection that becomes both numbing and euphoric

—p.301 Deciderization 2007--A Special Report (299) by David Foster Wallace
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3 years, 9 months ago


trenchantly criticize code art

—p.32 Opening Code (21) by Adrian Mackenzie
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3 years, 3 months ago


they wanted to destroy reality and themselves – and to rediscover, in the process, some sense of chivalry and nobility – and therefore they embraced the trenchant power of radical Islam.

—p.38 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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1 year, 4 months ago


One of Wang Hui’s most trenchant analyses is of the Tiananmen Square events

—p.132 The Nation-State: Persistence or Transcendence? (108) by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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3 years, 5 months ago


A trenchant sense of culture, discipline and consciousness, of outright irreconcilability with the bourgeoisie

—p.26 The Prehistory of 1917 (5) by China Miéville
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3 years, 6 months ago


Marx actually admired capitalism in some ways, which means that he might have been right about a few things; meanwhile, his trenchant criticisms of it will be treated as the quaintly perceptive observations of an awkward crank

about mainstream publications occasionally "rediscovering" Karl Marx

—p.137 Chapter 6: The Magic of Debt; or, Reading Marx Like a Child (137) by Richard Dienst
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3 years, 7 months ago


a trenchant indictment of our global economic system

—p.48 Two (33) by Jason Hickel
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3 years, 4 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors


its trenchant edge is somewhat blunted by the passage of time

—p.98 Specially Marked Packages (91) by Christopher Sorrentino
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3 years, 5 months ago


Norris points out that Rorty is less trenchant than Baudrillard

footnote 43. re: Rorty's opposition to the idea of truth

—p.83 The Book, the Broom, and the Ladder: Grounding Philosophy (65) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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3 years, 9 months ago


It is difficult to imagine a more trenchant political example of the weight of Lacan's distinction between the 'subject of the enunciated' and the 'subject of the enunciation'

—p.173 Epignosis (143) by Slavoj Žižek
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3 years, 6 months ago


the truly trenchant dimension of racism: the ‘being’ of blacks (as of whites or anyone else) is a socio-symbolic being

—p.62 Allegro moderato – Adagio: (34) by Slavoj Žižek
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3 years, 7 months ago