under erasure

under erasure

Of a word in text, erased but left visible, usually to emphasize that the term is relevant but imperfect. This literary practice, also known as sous rature, originated in the philosophical works of Martin Heidegger. Class, why do you think the author chose to include this word under erasure?
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Vernon Fisher's oblique 2002-2003 homage to David's Death of Marat, 1793, is an ingenious take on art's tragic postmodern condition: a fragment of wood bearing a dismal Romantic skyscape, bracketed by black wall-mounted parentheses (and thus "under suspension," as Edmund Husserl might say, but not "under erasure," a la Derrida), and accompanied by a kitschy cutout illustration of a toppled paint can and spilled black paint that nods to the death of painting.
Bill observed that with style "under erasure," viewers could be receptive to the experience of painting without becoming "captive to its mythology--which is to say, to its ideological baggage.
The optimal fusion frame systems under erasures in some particular sense can be obtained by using our method.
Kutyniok, "Robustness of fusion frames under erasures of subspaces and of local frame vectors," in Radon Transforms, Geometry, and Wavelets, vol.