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Introduction

Anna Vaninskaya

in William Morris and the Idea of Community

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780748641499
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651672 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses the concept of ‘community’. It examines this concept in the context of the late-Victorian mass-market romance. The discussion takes a look at the fin de siècle, as well as the socialist political associations of the late-Victorian and Edwardian period. Finally, it studies the problems of community creation.

Keywords: community; late-Victorian; mass-market romance; fin de siècle; socialist political associations; Edwardian; community creation

Chapter.  3371 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century)

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