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It is an interesting study to divide the pastiche from the real.

If it bear the distinct marks of being a Neo-platonic pastiche, we may reject it without hesitation.

Epstein is in every respect superior to the Serbian sculptor, in whose work there can be no question of anything but pastiche.

I believe that no more perfect example of pastiche exists in the language.

This poem is written as a folk-story, in the style of the Byliny, and it in no way resembles a pastiche.

Though in many respects a Chaucerian pastiche, it not rarely equals its model in verbal and metrical felicity.

WORD ORIGIN

"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.

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