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Definition of Textual


  1. Of, pertaining to, or contained in, the text; as, textual criticism; a textual reading.
  2. Serving for, or depending on, texts.
  3. Familiar with texts or authorities so as to cite them accurately.

Textual Quotations

I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary.
Barbara Kruger

I believe that a large part of the training in the regional theaters is in imitation of the British style of acting. The British orientation is textual; they start from the language and work toward the character.
Arthur Penn

The reader becomes God, for all textual purposes. I see your eyes glazing over, so I'll hush.
David Foster Wallace

When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts.
Juan Goytisolo

Schepisi is the sort of director who could, would, and frequently did phone me whenever he came across a textual problem.
Tom Stoppard
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Textual Translations

textual in French is textuel
textual in Italian is letterale
textual in Spanish is textual
textual in Swedish is texttrogen

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