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Definition of "miniaturism" []

  • Miniature size; tendency towards miniature size. (noun)
  • Tendency towards detail. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "miniaturism" in a sentence
  • "Minimalism fiction stripped to verbal basics, shunning flourish and style, and McGurl's alternative category of miniaturism, are not so much genuine artistic movements as system grotesqueries imitating theory, creative writing's opposite ravenous beast."
  • "Franzen's social realism can seem at times a bit like miniaturism, but I think he's pretty much mastered (as any great novelist must) the art (craft?) of inhabitating the brains of his characters."
  • "In her affinity for miniaturism and her desire to make an art about her own past or her fears, she was also on the same track, although not moving at the same speed, as a number of artists associated with Dada or Surrealism, including Dalì, Max Ernst, and Yves Tanguy."
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