Origin of pastiche
Examples from the Web for pastiche
He tentatively suggested that the text is a pastiche compiled by a modern forger with an elementary grasp of Coptic.The ‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ is Still as Big a Mystery as Ever|Candida Moss|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, we have irony, allusion, meta commentary, fragmentation, parody, and pastiche.Not Much New in Douglas Rushkoff’s Reading of the Future|Jacob Silverman|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I do not seek out the redundant, the pastiche, or the formulaic.Leave John Banville Alone! Why Chandler’s Marlowe Should Live On|Ace Atkins|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her self-produced videos as Grant—a pastiche of nostalgic Americana imagery—were remarkably similar to that of “Video Games.”Lana Del Rey’s Hipster Problem: Plastic Surgery, ‘SNL,’ and Her Past as Lizzy Grant|Tricia Romano|January 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And what brought her to the top of this zeitgeist pyramid were her unrivaled skills in the post-modern art of pastiche.
If it bear the distinct marks of being a Neo-platonic pastiche, we may reject it without hesitation.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
This poem is written as a folk-story, in the style of the Byliny, and it in no way resembles a pastiche.An Outline of Russian Literature|Maurice Baring
It is an interesting study to divide the pastiche from the real.My Actor-Husband|Anonymous
Epstein is in every respect superior to the Serbian sculptor, in whose work there can be no question of anything but pastiche.Pot-Boilers|Clive Bell
Though in many respects a Chaucerian pastiche, it not rarely equals its model in verbal and metrical felicity.
Word Origin for pastiche
"a medley made up of fragments from different works," 1878, from French pastiche (18c.), from Italian pasticcio "medley, pastry cake," from Vulgar Latin *pasticium "composed of paste," from Late Latin pasta "paste, pastry cake" (see pasta). Borrowed earlier (1752) in the Italian form.