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adv.1.In a shifting manner.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Richard Rambuss argues that Spenser's writing is fundamentally shaped by the secrecies of a secretarial career: "It is through and across these shiftingly delineated spaces of publicity and privacy, of visibility and opacity, of disclosure and secrecy, that the verses of this doubly employed poet/secretary, this tale-telling holder of secrets, keep their measure" (Rambuss 1993, 124).
First up was 'Skyspace' by Deborah Pritchard, inspired by the installations of artist James Turrell, shiftingly luminous as unisons between trumpet and strings expand outwards into aural perspectives, its colours and textures well-imagined from this restricted palette.
I have been reading Gilbert Sorrentino ever since, savoring the way he has returned time and again to his neighborhood subject matter, always in a shiftingly prismatic and infallibly tough-minded fashion.