uncategorizable

uncategorizable

or

uncategorisable

adj
not able to be categorized or placed into a category
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Installations are made from bizarre and uncategorizable woods, tissue paper, and industrial plastic tubing.
Essays treat with names that readers will probably recognize immediately in conjunction with fantasy--Neil Gaiman, Robin McKinley, the late great Terry Pratchett, and Holly Black--but may also surprise with the inclusion of science fiction writer Orson Scott Card and the uncategorizable Lemony Snicket.
Since BISAC categories don't include "first-order LBGTQ subject headings," an LGBTQ section using BISAC could be "a cover for red-flagging, censorship, and limiting access." Lechtenberg notes that "life is uncategorizable" and that "fiction is always about more than one thing." She concludes: "The BISAC system or any genrefied system should not be used to flatten literature in the name of usability.
Salomon, who was born into a Jewish family in Germany in 1917, exiled to France in 1938, and gassed to death in Auschwitz in October 1943, when she was five months pregnant, created her uncategorizable magnum opus--ultimately consisting of 769 paintings and fifteen additional pages of painted words selected from over 1,000 gouaches--from late 1940 to early 1942.
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 "ordinary" reader of this uncategorizable book, looking for an answer to these questions, may find herself frustrated.
For this reason, Promiscuous is a fun and illuminating, if sometimes uncategorizable, read.
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.
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.
I like it because it broke open the festival to embrace the new and scary and uncategorizable. In fact, Dan Wieden invented the Titanium to recognize it.