• WordNet 3.6
    • n pastiche a work of art that imitates the style of some previous work
    • n pastiche a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pastiche Same as pasticcio.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pastiche pas-tēsh′ a mixture of many parts of different kinds, used of music, painting, &c.: a work in literature or art in direct imitation of another's style
    • Pastiche Also Pastic′cio
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In literature:

They have rarely succeeded in getting very close to them without mere archaic pastiche.
"A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)" by George Saintsbury

In news:

Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be any more room for another vampire film, Johnny Depp and Tim Burton's cluttered but provocatively pastiche "Dark Shadows" remake rises from the grave of long-dead television shows.
Very dry, very British (by way of Hollywood) 1932 horror pastiche by James Whale.
Taylor Mac — the downtown drag artist, playwright, director, clown and absolute master of pastiche — is known for his ability to present Julie Taymor-style theatricality on a shoestring Off-Off-Broadway budget.
Halle Berry's natural radiance and spectacular bone structure are largely hidden in "Gothika," a horror thriller of the "Don't Go in There" subgenre and a pastiche of other, better movies.
Pastiche is not only a chic place to nosh with great ambiance and a friendly wait staff.
Peter Jacobs' chronology of pastiche .
A Pastiche of a Presidency, Imitating a Life, in 957 Pages.
Mixed Medium Pastiche, a mini exhibition including her newest watercolor collage in the gift shop.
Conductor Peter Bay and violinist Michael Ludwig lead the way through a musical pastiche gypsies, flamenco, tango then on to the pastures of Germany and the Cathedral of Cologne as "described" in Schumann's Rhenisch Symphony.
Pastiche Revisionist Mystery Directed by: Herbert Ross Starring: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson, Laurence Olivier.
Mr Profumo also appeared as "Sextus Profano", chief of the Praetorian Guard in a pastiche of Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire".
With the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, David Schwarz brings an earnest take on a historical style to the capital of pastiche.
Pastiche wine bar opens on Sixth Avenue and will offer an affordable tapas menu, Northwest wines, and small pours.
Pastiche Wine Bar opened Saturday on Sixth Avenue.
I'm So Stoned: Slightly Stoopid's SoCal skatepunk pastiche carries just a whiff of weed.

In science:

Perhaps some clever pastiche of tricks allows Nature to circumvent these pitfallsb.
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