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  • noun Plural form of anamorphosis.

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Examples

  • For that's the ultimate effect of this lugubrious ballet, that it seems somehow to recoil from the scene it should be celebrating — a bit like in those anamorphoses, where all you need is a mirror, or a change in the angle of your gaze, to deform the whole tableau, in this case the whole Clinton era.

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)

  • For that's the ultimate effect of this lugubrious ballet, that it seems somehow to recoil from the scene it should be celebrating — a bit like in those anamorphoses, where all you need is a mirror, or a change in the angle of your gaze, to deform the whole tableau, in this case the whole Clinton era.

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)

  • The word, the free wordthe word of language’s freedom, the demand for the act whereby language would be freeis the name for language’s infinite exposure to a stasis, to an economy in which words neither substitute for nor displace other words, an economy in which language facilitates no distinctionstransformations, anamorphoses or anything elsethat would ground the difference between a language of events and an event of language.

    Tragedy and the War of the Aesthetic

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