Definitions

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  • noun The creation of a world, as for example in writing fiction.

Etymologies

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world +‎ making

Examples

  • She's the most gifted stylist of sf/f, and her worldmaking has tremendous integrity and power: a story told in one of her worlds belongs there, and nowhere else.

    MIND MELD: Which Authors and Books Have Most Influenced Your Writing?

  • Scarry's humanism shares in this technoaestheticism: "Her version of mimesis is strong enough for virtual worldmaking: it is a specific, repeatable method for stimulating in the human body an image that responds to the content of a particular idea."

    Introduction

  • Her version of mimesis is strong enough for virtual worldmaking: it is a repeatable method for stimulating in the body an image that responds to the content of a particular idea.

    Seeing Is Reading

  • Taking ´worldmaking´ as a starting point, also allows the exhibition to highlight the fundamental importance of certain key artists for the creativity of successive generations, just as much as exploring new spaces for art to unfold outside the institutional context and beyond the expectations of the art market.

    Art Knowledge News

  • Works of art can participate in worldmaking precisely because they have symbolic functions (1978h,

    Goodman's Aesthetics

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