quippish

quippish

(ˈkwɪpɪʃ) or

quippy

adj, -pier or -piest
involving or characterized by quips
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/ That's it." In a published artist statement written by Robert Irwin on the experience of the void as being neither absence nor emptiness, Czech locates this quippish poem by Kerouac: "there is nothing there because I don't care." These pieces are like literary matryoshka dolls, but the act of locating the poem does more than reveal it as nested within a larger piece of prose--it transforms that prose from a finished text into a site of linguistic fertility.
And its caustic, quippish dialogue is more often glib than funny.