pasticheur

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pasticheur

(ˌpæstiːˈʃɜː)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who creates or performs pastiches
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Thackeray is one of the most successful pasticheurs in the language, so accomplished in his evocation of the eighteenth century that we are barely conscious of the mechanisms by which he achieves success in this field.
Ce fut aussi un vaste choix litteraire, politique, ideologique et humain, qui, par la voix de son initiateur Jean Price-Mars, invitait les ecrivains haitiens a << cesser d'etre des pasticheurs pour devenir des createurs >> tout en restant attaches aux racines africaines.
Le lecteur averti trouvera tel traitement trap rapide ou insuffisamment theorise--c'est le cas de l'ecriture des "communautes" (roman beur, roman homosexuel) ou du roman policier, genre qui se vend mieux qu'il ne s'ecrit apparamment malgre sa cote chez les pasticheurs post-modernes.
Some have known from the start that it was no more than a painted corpse, but for others it has taken a little longer to work through the deceptively populist arguments of the pasticheurs, the quasi-Classicists and the toy-town tarter-uppers towards the realization that while 'giving the people what they want' may sound like all-too-rare architectural humility, it has, with frightening rapidity, become no more than the pretty plaything of rampant capitalism.
Such simplicity, Leitch's latest book reminds us, is wishful thinking in the new era of literary and cultural studies: there is no escape from theory, which "has become at once so ubiquitous and multifaceted that we academics have almost all increasingly become critical pasticheurs mixing and matching heterogeneous strands into usable materials.