decentre

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decentre

(diːˈsɛntə) or

decenter

vb (tr)
1. (Architecture) to take away a temporary support from
2. to deprive of a central position
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decentre

decenter (US) [diːˈsentəʳ] VTdescentrar
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later and decenter creation of the Romans, who was less like a man and
First, each enters a "wild space" marked out by a voluntary poverty that decenters "normality.
This is an exciting book that decenters the human organism from the psychoanalytic theory of mind whilst making the findings of ethology relevant to human self-understanding.
Indeed, Soyinka (1988) in such appropriately and provocatively titled essays as "The critic and society: Barthes, leftocracy and other mythologies" and "The autistic hunt; or how to Marximize mediocrity" has, in this matter, posed the ultimate interrogation to the critic: the interpreter or theorist who decenters the writer and artist from his culture or from the historical process, does he or she extend the displacement or decentering to him or herself?
This intertextual play effectively evokes the myth without actually representing the phenomenon of passing, and in this way Morrison decenters and deforms the traditional passing figure.
This notion of identity construction radically decenters the modern, autonomous self by shifting the locus of subjectivity from the self to the Other.
Pelevin further decenters the identity of this dazzling novel by placing in its middle a seemingly unrelated, hilarious story of two pot fiends.
Finally, in a discussion that decenters the dominant patriarchal response to the convention's uses, she considers its association with violent sexual assaults often motivated by revenge in the plays.
Through its ability to infinitely link units of text, hypertext highlights intra- and intertextuality, is always multivocal, and constantly decenters itself, destroying the line between center and margin.
In this textualized autobiography, even the quotidian implements of writing (a prized fountain pen, carefully though unsuccessfully guarded against loss; a venerable notebook, miraculously recovered and restored after its theft and immersion in salt water) occupy this artist's thinking more critically than the ordinary crises of lived experience which the text decenters.
The capitalist city can thus be sold as "a well-nigh Bakhtinian carnival of heterogeneities, of differences, libidinal excitement, and a hyperindividuality that effectively decenters the old individual subject by way of individual hyperconsumption.
Of course, any study invoking Nietzsche is expected to resist moral intentions, and Hutchinson's binomial "errancy/loco-centrism" fittingly decenters the conventional view of wandering as truancy.