Their reality, the narrator insists, comes not from the likelihood that they are based on real people known to him, but precisely because the people he "knows" are derealized
, broken up, made to disappear: "They should, rather, walk into the page" (27).
Thus it is proposed to consider democracy as something derealized
rather than unrealized.
As Dufrenne put it, the world of the artwork is "derealized
" by its being a representation of the real world (360).
In accordance with the early stages of the act, these experiences themselves were aimed at invoking the spectators' sense of "real" selves, conjured through the spectable of a derealized
The former, by adopting a "spectator point of view", "has always derealized
the passing pulses of our life" (James 1979, p.
Alternately cynical and sentimental, these idiomatic voices might belong to that other great Austrian ventriloquist, Odon von Horvath, except that Bernhard's voices are derealized
through the extended monologue form, the repetitions and contradictions.
Thus double deixis might be described as jointly derealized
and devirtualized you.
Victims lost the sense of coherence and reality in their local worlds, which were experienced as depersonalized and derealized
(mental states that are associated also with dissociation and that can be culturally elaborated as serious psychopathology but also as normal or even supranormal experience).
Suddenly the latter is radically derealized
, and the social formation finds itself without a mechanism for achieving consensus.
The irony is that, once the text was internalized and reproposed by each interpretive code in its own way, the hybrid text as objective material was thoroughly derealized
.(16) It really did not (and in a way, should not) matter that western trained aesthetes of literary detail and nuance went on and on about the "dream scenes" and about intrinsic textual problems concerning the locatability of the author's intention, etc., for, from another and a different ideological perspective, no such distinction could be made between author and persona, reality and figuration, between performative and constative utterances.
For Montgomery, the wars simultaneously resemble the great events of antiquity, appearing unexpected, passionate, and sublime, and yet they equally appear as derealized
information: unreal, textual, ordinary, and historically belated.
The experience of living in Japan had a pronounced effect on both their travel writing and their Gothic fiction, which evolved into new forms as Hearn and Carter seemed to turn away from the monstrous Other--a stock character in Gothic fiction, in particular imperial Gothic--to interrogate instead their own presence in an unfamiliar environment, the Self "derealized
," so to speak.