anatomisation


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anatomisation

Anatomy
The dissection of an animal to study structures and interrelationship between its parts.
 
Philosophy
The analysis of anything in minute detail.
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MacDonald approaches her subject from two focal points: the anatomisation of the female body, using as her case studies the sorry tale of Mary McLauchlan, executed for infanticide, and the dissection of the 'last' Aboriginal Tasmanian man, William Lanney.
For there are of course many different ways of looking, and arguably the most striking thing about Pacht's is that it is not simply a tool designed to justify an attlibution or a date, as is so often the case, nor indeed a profoundly technical dissection of how the pigment was applied, but rather an anatomisation of the work's composition.
by Thomas Frank (Scribe, paperback PS9.99, ebook PS5.95) HHH HH THE author of Pity The Billionaire and The Wrecking Crew continues his anatomisation of the American Dream's collapse, focussing this time on how the Democrats, supposedly the party of at least moderate left-wing policies and protecting the poor, were instead so focused on proving themselves business-friendly that they laid the groundwork for massively increased inequality and the 2008 financial crash (in turn squandered as an opportunity for real change).