But encountering a book sliced, severed, nailed to a support, glued tight, bolted to others unopenable like it, or otherwise derealized
as reading site always has the aura of the censor and the incendiary about it, the stench of fascism and disempowerment.
Over and against the derealized
status of commodified tokens submitted to merchant exchanges, over and against a thirst for property conveyed by the stuttering utterances constituting the discourse of hollow men who cannot fully survive under the onslaught of insecure formulations, the narrative voice insinuates a sense of dogged permanence: that of nature, that of industrial landscapes of meaningless waste (244-5, 663), that of the physical features of the world we live in.
de P, one of the most visible of his Sapphists, is no less an apparition than her fellow prisoners, all identified as practicing Sapphists by Roumagnac, but derealized
, to borrow Castle's term, by his narrative.
For Freud, Vidler says, "unhomeliness" was "the fundamental propensity of the familiar to turn on its owners, suddenly to become defamiliarized, derealized
Scott Romine explains how the Agrarian concept of "place" has been used to constitute the category of "southern" literature and notes that, as the consensus supporting such a concept evaporates, much regional writing has become decadent and derealized
The reality it depicts is consistently derealized
Film audiences temporarily assume a position of perspecuity when they "see through" the delusions of characters victimized by the Kulturindustrie; nevertheless, the scenes' reflexivity ensures that both viewers and characters inhabit the same derealized
The gender-crossing of the masochist," he writes, "does not trigger an identical transformation in the woman" (46), but rather, "[t]he woman is derealized
by being given a meaning only within the huge and shifting parameters of masculinity" (20).
Their reality, the narrator insists, comes not from the likelihood that they are based on real people known to him, but precisely because the people he "knows" are derealized
, broken up, made to disappear: "They should, rather, walk into the page" (27).
Thus it is proposed to consider democracy as something derealized
rather than unrealized.
Thus, in Willy's act, the spectators' cognitive oscillations between play and display were geared towards a perception of the acrobat's body as derealized
The former, by adopting a "spectator point of view", "has always derealized
the passing pulses of our life" (James 1979, p.