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(adjective) characteristic of or belonging to the time or state before the fall of humankind

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prelapsarian



they never believe the books to which they have dedicated their lives to have originated in some uncorrupted primordial form, some prelapsarian and unspoiled sublimity

on translators vs writers

—p.417 On the Transit of Toledo (413) by Joshua Cohen
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6 months, 3 weeks ago


It would be dangerous and misleading to imagine that the near past was some prelapsarian state rife with political potentials, so it's as well to remember the role that commodification played in the production of culture throughout the twentieth century.

—p.9 It's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism (1) by Mark Fisher
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6 years, 6 months ago


this doesn’t sound like a communist society premised on solidarity and shared activities, but a prelapsarian paradise wherein material needs are satisfied

Hannah Arendt on Marx

—p.119 Part II: The 1920s (65) by Stuart Jeffries
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6 years, 6 months ago


the prelapsarian idyll of internet porn seems to have suffered the same fate as the internet as a whole

—p.64 My Stepdad's Huge Data Set (55) by Logic Magazine
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4 years, 8 months ago


Already, I was feeling nostalgic for those prelapsarian weeks before she knew my name.

—p.141 by Tabitha Lasley
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11 months, 3 weeks ago


Back in those ancient prelapsarian days, "girl-on-girl" hadn't even been invented yet.

—p.97 Nostalgia (97) by George Saunders
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6 years, 6 months ago


These moments will in retrospect appear golden-age, prelapsarian.

—p.147 by Martin Amis
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2 months ago


European dreams of exiting the EU to return to some prelapsarian national serenity in isolation

—p.47 Level 1 (27) by Alfie Bown
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6 years, 2 months ago


an example of prelapsarian high spirits which as of tonight will be another experience unavailable to me

—p.158 Eleven ten: The Rachel Papers, volume two (151) by Martin Amis
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7 months, 1 week ago


the antithesis to some prelapsarian sort of creative production

—p.36 "I'm a Man of My--" Wallace and the Incomplete (21) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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6 years, 8 months ago


San Francisco was the final stage of a prelapsarian era, the end of our generational Gold Rush, an unsustainable age of excess.

—p.271 by Anna Wiener
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3 years, 5 months ago


There was a political corollary to this prelapsarian dream

—p.177 Death of the Author (156) by Franklin Foer
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6 years, 3 months ago