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Out of the ashes of modernism, this postmodern phoenix has arisen, with Jacques Derrida insisting upon the presence of absence and the absence of presence, John O'Neill defining "a certain will to willessness--a failure of nerve that gives it its nerve" (73), a femaleness of maleness and a maleness of femaleness, and a slavery of masterdom and a mastery of enslavement--in short, the always already presence of the other in each term of a no longer existing but actually imploded binarism.
In the medieval sense of masterpiece as an object prepared for admittance to masterdom, Siza has undoubtedly joined the master builders.