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Four-time Grammy winner Yankovic is best known for — and has made a career spanning four decades from — his work as a parodist, taking popular songs and rewriting them with outrageous premises.
Trickster, tinkerer, inventor, parodist — at 86, Robert Coover is the last man standing, alongside John Barth, who is 87, of a postwar generation of postmodern experimental writers that included John Hawkes, William Gaddis and William Gass.
And Mayim Bialik dug into the archives for her very first professional photo: America's favorite parodist came with horn-rim glasses and a silly straw.
In the 1920s, writers could still root themselves in the past, but only as eulogists or parodists.
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PARODIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parodist for English Language Learners
: a person who writes parodies
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