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It also sports an essay by Toby Barnard, whose expansive anatomization of Protestant, provincial, Anglophone, and therefore unhidden Ireland, has in so may ways set the agenda for the explorations of civil society conducted here.
By contrast, Alice Kaplan's memoir, French Lessons, is consecrated to the queer and entirely embodied lamination of shame and pleasure; here is her anatomization of the French "r":
First of all, it concerns Dymov's passion for anatomization.
If the blazonic anatomization of the female body usually facilitates the reinforcement of patriarchal gender relations, reducing women to passive objects of male discourse, here Rosalind, through her appropriation of a male identity, enacts a similar implementation of male discursive violence.
In this paper, I have reviewed the contemporary biologization of women's sexuality as female sexual dysfunction has become a widely circulated disorder, and the manner in which the very social concepts of "sexual function" and "dysfunction" are naturalized through their anatomization.
The "human condition" is a phrase much reviled in contemporary scholarship: Kottman's study suggests that ultimately the humanities have the heavy burden of the interrogation, anatomization, and affirmation of the human as their sole master.
After his study of kinship rules came the anatomization of all recorded mythology in the Americas under the rubric of Mythologiques.
Pinter's anatomization of the psychology of torture was made even more visceral through a disturbingly realistic offstage rape (the perpetrators were uniformed soldiers), shown partly in jumpy video close-ups reminiscent of a surveillance camera.
The reader should notice the cruel anatomization of the body--the scattered body parts giving evidence to spilt blood, extreme violence.
Yet if we think about it, that disfigurement and that decadence, already foreshadowed in the anatomization of body parts and their pluralization in the game of shadows, becomes the visual equivalent of the AIDS-riddled body: the decadence--etymologically, the falling away--is the wasting away of the infected body and the disfigurement by Kaposi's sarcoma, which is the surest visible sign of an individual having passed from HIV infection to full-blown AIDS.
88) Like its two associated terms, the "Cavern of Polyphemus" and the "Rout of Roncisvalle," the "Anatomy of Vercelli" is Caro's satirical reference to fragmentation and anatomization.
A production in which this display were tied to an anatomization of Lear's abuse of power would have been very brave, as these moments would have functioned as the apex (or nadir, if you prefer) of the representation of Lear's misogyny, by suggesting not simply that Lear could, at this juncture, conceive of only one way of dealing with women, but rather that events were compelling Lear, in his distracted state, to furnish evidence of the psychic problems and the attitude towards women that had shaped events in the first place.