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By positioning culture beyond the decipherability of those beyond the community, through embodied practices, it is not vulnerable to the violence of cultural destruction by the other.
This is not just a question of representation, agency, and forms of disclosure, but speaks to the decipherability of relations, to intentions around things--insensible curiosities--that are never indifferent or disinterested.
3) This essay, however, explores a more circumscribed framework for an eighteenth-century revaluation of "authorial poverty" which, by the 1834 triumph of Alfred de Vigny's play Chatterton and its lavish dramatization of the anguish and suicide of a distressed poet, had established the wide decipherability of a trope communicating, via images of hardship, the credibility and profundity of a writer.