uncategorizable

uncategorizable

or

uncategorisable

adj
not able to be categorized or placed into a category
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Borges, as readers of this journal know, is a nearly uncategorizable writer who frequently disguised "his stories as essays" and in whose work the boundaries between fiction and non-fiction are "notoriously blurred" (Weinberger xiv).
The director of such beloved cult items as "Halloween," "Vampires," and "Escape from New York" crafts movies that succeed in being addictively entertaining, while also being uncategorizable and weirdbut not abrasively or gratuitously weird like the works of lesser horror and science fiction directors over-eager to shock or prove their technical virtuosity.
Mark is Gessen's colleague and friend Mark Greif, and those strange, uncategorizable essays "nobody would want to publish" remain, along with the early writing of Elif Batuman, the most distinguished, original, and consequential body of work to have come out of n+1 's first decade.
As she recounts in an essay in Robert Gottlieb's Reading Dance: A Gathering of Memoirs, Reportage, Criticism, Profiles, Interviews, and Some Uncategorizable Extras, the deal was no pay for rehearsals and a set fee for performances.
At any rate, individuals in Europe, the US, and Japan have discovered each other's work and found it nourishing (or something) and have grown objects and events which are original, and often uncategorizable, in a strange new way.
Heusal believes that while both Joyce and Murdoch deployed disturbing cultural paradoxes of birth, death and rebirth, her texts describe uncategorizable forms embedded with her visions, by far more experimental than Joyce's in that respect.
In addition to tantalizing male audience members, the female cross-dresser makes movement and discovery possible, temporarily suspending the divisions that kept early modern subjects in place and generating uncategorizable desires and deceptions for them to play off of to their advantage.
Even the most uncategorizable work produced by an artist today tends to lack anarchic impact.
Other researchers (Montes-Alcala 2005a, 2007, Zentella 1997) have also identified uncategorizable code-switches.
The result is about as weird and singular as independent cinema gets, an uncategorizable whatsit that makes Bujalski's earlier low-budgeters look slickly commercial by comparison.
The entries range from the euphemistic tired to the comical plastered, from the nautical afloat to the erudite Bacchi-plenus, from the elegant inebriated to the scatological shit-faced, from the rhyming whiskey frisky to the time-bound Boris Yeltsinned, and from the terminal stiff to the uncategorizable zoozled.
As something that seems always uncategorizable, mass hysteria is in excess of medical/ state/ corporate discourses, which are often indistinguishable from each other.