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  • s  characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions
    a great concourse of phantasmagoric shadows"--J.C.Powys

  • But the strategic fire soon became a phantasmagoric inferno.
  • Both manifest Pynchon's trademark narrative rhythm, repeated segues from cartoonish pratfalls into surreal episodes of phantasmagoric dread, punctuated by periodic eruptions of .
  • Because its phantasmagoric satire of mid- century life in Harlem and the American South proved prophetic, the book became a blueprint for inner-city discontent.
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  • 'This Week's Rent' in the Provincetown Banner
    Released July 30: “The Devil’s Backbone.” The Mexican virtuoso Guillermo del Toro has directed stylish comic-book-action fare in Hollywood (“Hellboy,” “Pacific Rim”) and phantasmagoric art-house thrillers in Spain, such as “Pan’s Labyrinth” and this 2001 film, now being introduced in Blu-ray (and re-released on DVD) in a Criterion Collection edition filled with extras. ...
    Aug. 13, 2013 - Provincetown Banner

  • Jean Paul Gaultier in OhmyNews International
    There are things to be challenged and it's always interested me to do that,Gaultier told The Associated Press after the show. "What I show is never a phantasmagoric personal fantasy. It's always because I feel that there are boys who are...
  • Jana Hybášková in Jerusalem Post
    The idea that the government has somehow fulfilled the EU's demands is phantasmagoric,said Jana Hybaskova, a Czech European lawmaker of the European People's Party and European Democrats, the parliament's largest political group.

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