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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

limning
limned
limns
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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
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3 years, 10 months 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
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4 years, 1 month 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
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3 years, 11 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
confirm
4 years ago


spontaneous testimonials that limn how employees perceive their company and work

—p.15 by Philipp Schonthaler
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1 year, 1 month 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
strange
2 years, 5 months ago


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

—p.116 by David Foster Wallace
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3 years, 9 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors


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
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3 years, 7 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
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3 years, 10 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
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3 years, 10 months ago