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otherworld realism
[uhth -er-wurld] [ree-uh-liz-uh m]


  1. a style of literature devoted to intellectual and imaginative pursuits that point towards a potential, evolved reality.

  2. art and literature that evokes the space before clarity in which one must navigate the logic of intuition and instinct, alongside the duplicity of fact.

  3. a genre illuminating a psychic space of process; a space of ambiguity, silence, and internal struggle.

  4. the pre-dawn.

Word Origin

2017; coined by Lazuli Literary Group; first appearing in AZURE: A Journal of Literary Thought, Volume One.