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excerpt

a part or passage taken from a book, speech, play, etc., and considered on its own; extract
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The third section of the collection, "Indigenous Science and Sustainability," features excerpted narratives contrasting Western science with what Dillon calls "Indigenous scientific literacies," including the critically acclaimed futuristic postcolonialism of Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight Robber (2000) and the post-apocalyptic cultural clashes of Andrea Hairston's Mindscape (2006), as well Gerald Vizenor's Darkness in St.
In each instance there is a substantial introduction to the author and his works as well as a detailed outline of the work from which the passage on the Christians and their doctrines is excerpted, including a discussion of how the passage fits into a given author's work as a whole.
In a recent article, excerpted here from Bencivenga Bullets, "The two most powerful words in advertising and how to use them to explode your response fairly easily and consistently," we committed a disconcertingly common sin in both excerpting and copywriting (4/16/04).
The AMT presentation was excerpted from a more comprehensive document distributed at the Summit for MTNA Leadership in September 2003.
Resources excerpted with thanks from http://homepage.eircom.net/-merlyn/seedsaving.html
The large number of loved and almost universally known tunes originally composed for musicals (the jacket says that almost 100 are excerpted here) is impressive.