Definition of paratext in English:

paratext

noun

  • Material associated with but distinct from the main body of a book, movie, game, etc., typically produced by someone other than the original author or creator.

    ‘a game's paratext can be creatively used to enhance our experience of the game itself’
    • ‘these paratexts have a vital role in communicating a film's status as a remake’

Pronunciation

paratext

/ˈperəˌtekst/ /ˈpɛrəˌtɛkst/