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
States regularized their own interactions within the framework of diplomatic treaties, international organizations, or norms and standards of behavior, but he decenters the state for this study.
I propose that the play decenters both its melodramatic romance and political "thesis" to exceed the limits of gender and genre.
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?
Recognizing the challenge students face when first encountering this difficult text--how little they feel they know as they try to make sense of it--Smart decenters his authority as professor and enlists students self-consciously in the production of their own knowledge of the novel.
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.
Smiley disrupts and decenters discourses that position the father's perspective as the focus of history.
This question defines what is at stake in the feature of the poem that is most often cited by critics like Perloff who ascribe a paradigmatic status to Gunslinger--that is, the way Dorn's poem notoriously decenters its own first-person voice.
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.