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However, despite the "illusion" of totalization, the "trope as such" remains tied to the materiality of the letter that disarticulates, disrupts, or evanesces such totalization and thus resists the concomitant ideology or idolatry (de Man 1986, 89).
The story slips back into view gently, a little shy, holding its hat, nothing melodramatic, in fact it offers a few gnomic questions without answers, and then it gently slides away off the page and off the stage, it almost evanesces or dissolves, and it's only later after you have read the essay three times with mounting amazement that you see quite how the writer managed the stagecraft there, but that's the stuff of another essay for another time.
More exactly, in some ways, it evanesces, in others, it completely disappears.
All are envisioned as temporary clumps of the same shimmering, morphing stuff, in which even aggressive physicality evanesces.
Lying as it does in the middle of the Festschrift, Chudakov's entry is one of the most important (and happiest) applications of Schmid's initial research, over and over in new interpretations of a single work--to the point where Pushkin actually evanesces (in Bal's terms) in a series of questions rather than statements: Where did his meaning come from?