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The analysis of tale structure again offers some good observations: for example, that many of the tales can be summed up with an antithesis, and that these antitheses can work in different ways (e.
One part of the exhibition was hung on an edition of vivid green wallpaper, If there's a heaven above (ceiling of men's room, Rooster Fish, Venice, CA, 2000), 2001, printed from photos of the cut-and-paste collages that line the bathroom in one of Venice's few gay bars: clippings from porn and exercise magazines, the somatotypical antitheses of the skinny boys in Sameshima's framed photographs.
The focus on place and displacement is explained by the editor: unlike the oversimplified binary models of order/disorder and subversion/containment, "that of place/displacement modulates and complicates the easy antitheses predicated within the other two, even while it continues to supply a framework within which to analyze the disruptions and anxieties within the cultural fabric that press themselves upon our attention at this moment in Renaissance studies" (xi).