countertext

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

counter- +‎ text

Noun[edit]

countertext (plural countertexts)

  1. (literature, social sciences) A text that opposes another, often by presenting similar events from a different perspective.
    Alice Randall's novel "The Wind Done Gone" is a countertext to Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind".