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not openly expressed

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not affirmed or mentioned or declared

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not openly made known

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The melancholic, unavowed loss of working-class community and values can be understood in terms of the loss of a certain kind of masculine identity.
For a similar act of unavowed castration see Stephen Heath's 'Joan Riviere and the Masquerade', in Formations of Fantasy.
My biographical study of Desor (Kaeser 2004) illustrates numerous such unexpected, unavowed and often unconscious connections, which were driven from a conversation reported in a diary, a sermon heard at church, the mention of a political event that left an impression, the allusion to a museum visit, the reading of an ethnographical report or even a novel.
They concern one man but clarify a squalid and unavowed aspect of my life.
One consequence is that policies can be unavowed, even if they are not (or cannot be) fully concealed.
She had been written off in some quarters as making up the number - not only is she not a Welsh-speaker, but her brand of unavowed Valleys socialism isn't everybody in the party's cup of tea.
45) Thus non-productive expenditure originates in the negation of the father and a violation of the father-son bond (the son "indulges in his unavowed pleasures as soon as he is no longer in his father's presence" (46)); it requires the father's absence for the son's non-productive expending, and becomes possible when "the father's interest" (47) gives way to the son's pleasures extricated from the utilitarian fatherly mantle.
JUDITH BUTLER, THE PSYCHIC LIFE OF POWER: THEORIES IN SUBJECTION 148 (1997) ("Insofar as the grief remains unspeakable, the rage over the loss can redouble by virtue of remaining unavowed.
Stevenson (international history, London School of Economics, UK) researched the "commanders' and statesmen's unavowed concerns" as evidenced in archival sources, as well as the voluminous investigation and analysis produced by the parties themselves in the aftermath.
Berger's works changed the very lay of the land: in effect, he "relativized the relativizers," exposing and undercutting the privileged status secular intellectuals had given to philosophical naturalism as a premise--a frequently covert or unavowed premise.
I'm an unavowed hatchback fan and when it comes to combining versatility with luxury the A7 offers an excellent combination.
Instead of taking the human cogito to be a permanent and simple ontological pole making up half of the universe, Metzinger portrays it as just one interesting entity among many others, and thereby does good work in shaking up the residual and unavowed idealism of continental philosophy.
Thus humor, combined with the performance frame, allowed for the safe exploration of difficult subjects, not only in the therapeutic sense propounded by Alexander Bain and Herbert Spencer, whose work on humor considered the comic to provide a physical feeling of relief, (2) but also in a Freudian sense, whereby rebellion against others and their ideas was made safe by the comic performance, (3) as well as in a Bergsonian disciplinary sense, whereby laughter contains "an unavowed intention to humiliate, and consequently to correct our neighbour" (Bergson 136).
Although we seldom discuss it in our scholarship, and although it is practically never acknowledged in the scholarship in China, the problem of community is one of the truly unavowed gorillas in the room when it comes to China.
As Harris writes, "Many dishes that had been African American food became known as Southern food, the African origins of the food that typifies the region being unavowed .