stories such as those included in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories typically disregard the kind of technical focus and consistency still valued by many today, and the competing pressures and displaced emphases in these stories result in narratives that are only irregularly and inconsistently responsive to many of today's dominant discursive and explanatory structures.
by both males and Caucasians, African American women have long existed in the vanishing margins of an extremely dynamic culture.
Consequently, the "exigences of intelligence and reasonableness, and much less, their power to effect the intentional self-transcendence of the subject" are disregarded or disesteemed
Candidates who "talked too much" are typically disesteemed
, while those who "listened to what we had to say" are favored by a long shot.
In any case, Lifeboat Drill emerges from Williams's disesteemed
late period, the time sans chefs-d'oeuvre.