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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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(verb) depict or describe in painting or words; suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light

Highlighted phrases


Skin luminescent, her green eyes limned with tears as she spoke to me.

—p.383 Wait a Minute (380) by Lucia Berlin
2 months, 1 week ago

this community being nothing other than sexual society as limned by the males who scripture & epic

—p.102 The Empty Plenum: David Markson's Wittgenstein's Mistress (73) by David Foster Wallace
6 years, 9 months ago

these poems limn a speculative architecture of what common life could be

—p.93 The Bourgeois and the Boulevard (91) missing author
3 years, 1 month ago

this description of Wallace's primary purpose limns seamlessly with [...]

—p.210 Trickle-Down Citizenship: Taxes and Civic Responsibility in The Pale King (209) by Marshall Boswell
6 years, 11 months ago

Perhaps Wallace's ECT experiences are limned in the story's EEG leads and wires

—p.187 His Capital Flush (167) by Jeffrey Severs
6 years, 9 months ago

There was no reason to think that limning a hopeless condition would show a way out

—p.155 Chapter 5 (135) by D.T. Max
6 years, 10 months ago

The sound of hauntology, as limned out by Fisher and Reynolds, is a corrupted one, born of the very fallibility of analogue recording mediums

—p.149 Goodbye, Dragon Inn (1) by Nick Pinkerton
7 months, 1 week ago

Even at that most elementary level, what’s being limned is a world of winners and losers

—p.19 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
2 years, 10 months ago

spontaneous testimonials that limn how employees perceive their company and work

—p.15 by Philipp Schonthaler
3 years, 11 months ago

it is sacralisation, rather than an always-already failing linguistic striving in, and for the limning of, social hell

—p.137 Silence in Debris: Towards an Apophatic Marxism (115) by China Miéville
5 years, 3 months ago

both the Trickster and the troubador are limned in an antediluvian era

—p.116 by David Foster Wallace
6 years, 7 months ago

The Depression was not just an urban phenomenon limned in Warner Bros. gangster films and Gold Diggers musicals

—p.308 Alien Land (301) by A S Hamrah
7 months, 1 week ago

Tightly controlled scenes avoid the pointlessness and repetition of the nouveau zombie films, limning class struggle in unexpected ways

—p.187 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
7 months, 1 week ago

a portrait limned by the convergences of language and the divergences of class

—p.30 Letters (2015): My Brilliant Friend (17) missing author
3 months, 3 weeks ago

pulp science fiction from the thirties can be read to limn the prejudices, fears, hopes, and other attitudes prevalent in the years leading up to WWII

—p.106 Three Axioms for Projecting a Line (or Why It Will Continue to Be Hard to Write a Title sans Slashes or Parentheses) (100) by Steve Tomasula
6 years, 5 months ago

I like Rooney when she gloats and strives, when she is limned with the angry light of ambition

—p.174 Normal Novels (171) by Becca Rothfield
3 years, 3 months ago

The argument about ‘fake news’ is thus further limned by a folk history of intellectual decline

—p.149 by Richard Seymour
2 years, 3 months ago

to call the frame into question is to show that the frame never quite contained the scene it was meant to limn

quoting Judith Butler, Frames of War, p9

—p.28 "I'm a Man of My--" Wallace and the Incomplete (21) missing author
6 years, 8 months ago

to limn and to limit

—p.62 "It's Just the Texture of the World I Live in": Wallace and the World (41) by Clare Hayes-Brady
6 years, 8 months ago

Chaudhuri’s opening to an essay in his new collection, The Origins of Dislike (2018), limns well the sort of thinly conscious generalized bias his modernism had to work against.

—p.173 On Amit Chaudhuri (167) missing author
2 years, 10 months ago