etherealization


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e·the·re·al·ize

 (ĭ-thîr′ē-ə-līz′)
tr. & intr.v. e·the·re·al·ized, e·the·re·al·iz·ing, e·the·re·al·iz·es
To make or become ethereal.

e·the′re·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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See "The Sorrow of Love," treated as one of "Maud Gonne Poems" in my dissertation "The Poetics of Etherealization: Female Imagery in The Work of W.
This virtual league appears to be an etherealization of the gift economy: above a certain amount of THANKYOUS, a 1% demurrage charge is deducted from monthly balances, and a 10% 'tithing' of all THANKYOUS is melted into non-profit endowments--a gift within the gift.
Combining Bourdieu's account of aestheticization with Foucault's analysis of disciplinary self-management, the chapter explores the euphemization of the violence, or potential violence, at the origin of the work, a negation of grounds figured both in the ameliorative self-effacement of the author and the etherealization of the taboo and threatening figure of patron Queen.