In this extraordinary passage, Wright anatomizes
the lynch mentality: collective hysteria as a matter of symbolic racial representation.
Examining this extended group of relatives, beginning with Charles in the late 18th century, Wyatt-Brown anatomizes
history in its smallest particulars, showing how general cultural values are recapitulated in families and individuals and at what cost.
His more controversial third part anatomizes
"the psychic interior of the Hawthornes' domestic sphere" and what he sees as the relationship of their "inward union" to the "marital politics" and the specters of sexual pollution conjoined with domestic intimacy in The Scarlet Letter.
In chapter five, it anatomizes
operations and competition strategies of Chinas leading enterprises in electrical machinery industry to reveal the main sources of industrial competitive advantages, providing a reference for enterprises to make their own competition strategies.
Even as she anatomizes
this latest American schism, Oates touches on her usual obsessions.
Toni, meanwhile, anatomizes
the new Croatia, shaped by "the shock troops of happiness," whose youth embrace slow food, Nick Cave, and cocaine.
Karen Britland's analysis of Henrietta Maria's shaping of the iconography of her courts, both in England and in exile in France, illuminates the complexities of court drama and anatomizes
the queen consort's negotiations of continental politics.
For all the wit and wisdom of a people conversant in Latin and Greek (if not always English), "Translations" anatomizes
the ongoing impulse toward tribal warfare whose modern-day equivalents are too numerous to mention.
If one thing matters, everything matters, the more than 2,400-image book that functions as and generously exceeds the role of--an exhibition catalogue for Wolfgang Tillmans's 301-photograph, two-video, seven-room monographic monster at Tate Britain, includes a hand-drawn, crisscrossing flowchart that anatomizes
and interlinks the several dozen subject matters he has been pursuing since the late 1980s.
It's invigorating to rediscover, as you move through the assortment of topics and medley of personalities in these pages, what a big word theatre is--how it encompasses a measureless array of styles and disciplines and human concerns, how it plumbs the recesses of history and, with equal vitality, anatomizes
the ambiguous surfaces of contemporary life.
This compelling study anatomizes
some of the cultural conflicts within the United States that serving soldiers took with them to the Vietnam War, which then found further expression in writings and films about that conflict.
They may pare a woman symbolically to some fetishistic article of her clothing--as Dick does with Fancy's little boot--but they are incapable of dismembering this "united |ooman" in the same way that she ultimately anatomizes
and marginalizes them.