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"How am i able to inform him that he'll by no means locate her, after he has been trying to find her all his lifestyles? If i'll check with him with out breaking his center, there's something i'd inform him, in hopes it will cease his sleepless nights and wrongheaded look for a shadow. i might repeat this to him: 'Your Matilde Lina is in limbo, the residing position of these who're neither lifeless nor alive.' yet that might be like severing the roots of the tree that helps him. along with, why do it if he isn't going to think me."

In the midst of warfare, the protagonists of A story of the Dispossessed are regularly looking out: for a promised land, a future, the face of a lady who has disappeared -- trying to find an most unlikely love and, conversely, for a love that's possible.

A approach station for refugees from violence is the surroundings for an excessive love triangle during which an uprooted and wandering humans lead the reader to adventure the collective drama of compelled relocation. A story of the Dispossessed speaks to us concerning the inexorable legislations that has led guy, expelled from paradise because the days of Adam via to trendy occasions, in his look for a manner again home.

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The Deleuze Dictionary. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 103. Fashioning the Fold: Multiple Becomings 39 Nowhere is the constantly vibrating dynamic and creative force of the fold more visible and palpable than in the pleats, creases, draperies, furrows, bows and ribbons of fashion. I hope to show that re-reading fashion through the notion of the fold, allows for a move beyond a humanist exercise that limits fashion to representational meaning or to the confines of the human body. As avant-garde fashion often probes the limits of signification or of what a body can do, the notion of the fold helps to see how experimental designs set the body in-motion, liberating it from the dominant modes of identity and subjectivity in the consumerist world of fast fashion.

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515. 23 46 Anneke Smelik experimentation with innovative fabrics, for example by inserting wires or weaving plastic tubes into synthetic fabrics. 160). 25 Deconstructing sartorial conventions, Japanese designers like Miyake and Kenzo, later joined by Rei Kawakubo (of Comme des Garçons) and Yamamoto, shocked the audience in Paris with their post-nuclear chic in the early 1980s. Their conceptual designs do not only advance fashion technology or demand a new understanding of fashion aesthetics, but also require a different relation to the body.

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