Topic: ARTS

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: Italian pasticcio 'pie, mixture', from Late Latin pasta; PASTE1

pastiche

noun
     
pas‧tiche
1 [countable]A a piece of writing, music, film etc that is deliberately made in the style of someone or something else [↪ parody]
pastiche of
The film is a pastiche of the Hollywood Wild West.
2 [countable]A a work of art that consists of a variety of different styles put together
3 [uncountable]A the practice of making a piece of writing, music, film etc using the style of something else or using a variety of different styles

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