A lucky find: one of numerous trouvailles to be gleaned from his book
More example sentences
- It does not mean scouring the cultural past for attractive, amusing and above all ‘accessible’ trouvailles, or retreating from reality into mysticism.
- And Oden displays a keen eye for the comic and lyric trouvailles to be reaped from them.
- The difference is that while just as real to him, Cornell used his trouvaille to create histories imagined, rather than to re-create a certain place or period of time as Benjamin did with nineteenth-century Paris.
French, from trouver 'find'.
Definition of trouvaille in:
- The US English dictionary