uncategorizable

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uncategorizable

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uncategorisable

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not able to be categorized or placed into a category
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This isn't the first time the multi-talented, uncategorisable Frixos has turned his hand to alternative genres: "I'd already worked with the band on their last album, Wolves of Tiberon , writing the story, and penning and voicing five narrations, which were placed between the five songs.
That positioning of performance is carefully distinguished from the universalizing tendency of the 'performance as' metaphor known to many undergraduates through Richard Schechner's work, and rests instead on the idea of performance as a dynamic, "disruptive and uncategorisable activity" (53) which is called upon at specific times and in specific contexts.
"We have jam jars and jam jars of completely uncategorisable species on here that we know nothing about.
It is an uncategorisable production, by turns very funny, yet terribly sad; almost cartoonish at times, yet with real power to move to pathos.
Magnet shows that biometric technologies are premised on acquired discriminatory patterns of identification and flawed classifications of bodily identity, and as such, inherently deem the uncategorisable individual 'guilty until proven innocent'.
Uncategorisable East Londoner Anita Blay refused to follow sterotyping form on this debut album that dealt with teenage neurosis and growing pains in spectacular style.
One could take this statement further and suggest that, in line with the tradition outlined by the works of Hogg and Stevenson in particular, but also George MacDonald, Margaret Oliphant and even the most uncategorisable of Scottish writers, Muriel Spark, whose self-conscious use of Gothic strategies still deserves further critical attention, what qualifies Scottish Gothic is the coming to terms with the fear of not knowing what one is.
One minute one of music's most uncategorisable artists is winning theUK Beatbox competition, twice - next he's scooping best MC awards, and then he's playing a sold-out run of solo comedy shows at the Edinburgh Festival.
Diana Baroni is uncategorisable and her sequence of South American miniatures - in which she switched freely between wooden flute and her dark, fluid mezzo - remained un-named.
There are the traditionalists who would call her a harpist, folkies who might say she was a harper, and others who would say Joanna, with her pre-Raphaelite looks and intense and striking singing style, was uncategorisable.
The Leeds venue, which is a stone's throw from the train station, is the hub of uncategorisable style dripping with the Northern nonchalant indie darlings, clad in their sprayed on jeans.
The last essay on "Walking the Dog'--an extraordinary mix of personal anecdote, wide reading and critical reflection--is uncategorisable; neither academic fish nor fictional fowl, yet beautifully woven, it illustrates the associative mode of elegant inquiry that is Wedde's distinctive style.