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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of palimpsest.

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  • But first: if this Biblical story is the palimpsested underlyer of Kings, how specifically is that tale rendered strange-fictional?

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In the other, the seams are so loosely stitched that they become the very point of the narrative, usually when the protagonist realises their existence; the realm is so open to other realms, so crosshatched and palimpsested, that there is no need of portals or rifts; the overlap is so pervasive that the realm may only truly be understandable as a "patch" within a vast "quilting" of multiversal reality.

    Notes on Strange Fiction: Seams

  • The West is still there in America, we are being told, if only as a palimpsested myth

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • There is, for me, in that book, a sense of life itself as a great endeavour, all the wonder of the myth it takes as framework superimposed upon, or palimpsested by, the real-world story of one day in Dublin.

    The Epic and the Past

  • Then we get the turn, a revelation of what exactly it is that has palimpsested the Western -- Crime, not just as a reality but as a genre.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • That's partly why I'm interested in combinations of strict translation and free adaptation, because I think we actually have layer upon layer of projected meaning which is more interesting than any original "insight", long-since palimpsested by time.

    More Aesthetics

  • A Franciscan Common of the Saints of 155 folios from Rimini, written 1328 and palimpsested on 40 folios with new texts and altered melodies sometime after 1582.

    More Chant Manuscripts

  • The angry-god = volcano-explodes = we-suffer simplistic answers of animism are discernable in the texts, but they're palimpsested by the Big New Idea that the divine is * not* the world, not * of* the world.

    A Dark And Hidden God

  • "You never get three unique palimpsested texts from the ancient world together in one book," he told the BBC News website.

    Understanding the Holy Ground that Archimedes Walked On | Impact Lab

  • Dig down and we might find the graves of gods under our feet, the bones of giants, their more primal realities palimpsested by our own, as a faded text upon a reused scrap of parchment -- the Vellum.

    Archive 2006-05-01

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