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  • n  a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
  • n  a work of art that imitates the style of some previous work

  • Majerus made waves by painting the entire fa ade of the Italian pavilion at the 1999 Venice Biennale with a pastiche of famous artworks.
  • And today it represents a pastiche of identities in a region riven by multiple conflicts.
  • Sifting through pretty much the same facts, author Indiana strives for an entertaining, novelistic pastiche, overwhelming his account with imagined internal monologues, breathless .
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  • Michigan House Envy: Mullett Lake mansion state's most expensive listing
    This astounding estate on on northern Michigan's Mullett Lake is the most expensive house listed for sale now in Michigan, according to It's a Great Gatsby-esque pastiche of sprawl, detail, grandeur and site - the creation of the late Detroit entrepreneur Peter Paisley.
    June 11, 2013 - Detroit Free Press

  • Sebastian Faulks in The Age
    I didn't go the final distance for fear of straying into pastiche, but I strictly observed his rules of chapter and sentence construction,Faulks said. "I hope people will enjoy reading it and that Ian Fleming would consider it to be in the...
  • Marco Beltrami in Reuters
    I think the biggest challenge was to be aware of the genre, be aware of Western scores that had come before and the stylized nature of that, but to do something original that wasn't a pastiche of everything else,Beltrami says. "So it had...
  • Perry Anderson in
    Russia, Anderson complained, is fixated on "pastiche versions of its dynastic past" and "retro-tsarist culture".

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