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non-national, autographics denaturalize this representational practice
Femininity is gender, and while it can be the site of gender play and thus a way to denaturalize all gender, as Newton and Butler have demonstrated; the self-conscious performance of femininity by men has also been a way to point not only to the absurdities of gender, but it can also be performed in a way to look at women themselves as absurd.
Yet the poems also denaturalize the "original," by making apparent the heteropatriarchal biases of the paintings and the centuries of art criticism that subsequently have defined them, and through them, women.
a strategy to denaturalize the disciplinary regime of the normal that
Brady's theory of the "labor" of the border is exemplified in the way that Moraga and Viramontes denaturalize such violent, racialized ideologies about Chicana and Chicano subjectivity to render visible the exploitative labor of Chicanas.
Hansberry denaturalizes the coded language of the US social order and suggests that alternative realities and possibilities do exist.
Unlike Tavora, Fesser denaturalizes maternal desire and thus
Instead of a ludic deconstructive performance, to which what I am proposing bears some resemblance, what is called for is a variety of ideology critique: to trace out the putative self-evident, instantly intelligible in Burke--within travel and counter-revolutionary discourses in particular--gestures toward the extremities of the foreign and denaturalizes them.
Through Musset, Barnes co-opts the phallus and denaturalizes its relation to actual penises, at the same time separating it from a strictly masculine and heterosexist context.
In this moment Himes replaces Lewis's "culture of poverty" with a culture of celebrity that turns protest into performance, makes political leadership into another form of acting, and most importantly, denaturalizes race into a mere assemblage of mimicked gestures and funny, if painful, contortions.
Knight's performance not only denaturalizes the "heterosexual coherence" of sex and gender, dramatizing "the cultural mechanism of their fabricated unity," as Butler argues (1990a, 138), but also instantiates queerness.
It would be Incorrect to say that Dibbets denaturalizes the natural with these images; instead, he actually reanimates an otherwise evacuated topos.