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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Fictive Community: Greenvoe

Timothy C. Baker.

in George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

June 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 14090 words.

This chapter discusses George Mackay Brown's Greenvoe, which is his first and most famous novel. It is often read as a redemptive parable, and the discussion considers the novel along with...

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Community and the Self

Timothy C. Baker.

in George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

June 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 10387 words.

This chapter discusses Brown's nonfiction prose. It tries to explain how Brown's own analyses of his life and fiction both differ from and confirm previous findings. It looks at the sense...

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The Individual Community and the Community of Individuals

Timothy C. Baker.

in George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

June 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 14883 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between history, storytelling, and community as it is presented in some of Brown's later novels: Beside the Ocean of Time, Vinland, The Golden Bird an...

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Expanding Modernist Communities

Sam Wiseman.

in The Reimagining of Place in English Modernism

February 2016; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 2284 words.

The conclusion revisits the threads of this book’s argument, emphasising both the commonalities and differences between the four authors in question. It contextualises these authors within...

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Modernist Coteries and Communities

Nathan Waddell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms

December 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 11415 words.

This article examines the historical relation between modernist coteries and communities. It suggests that any account of modernism in relation to coterie and community needs to include...

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Introduction: Problems of Community in the Scottish Novel

Timothy C. Baker.

in George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

June 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11917 words.

This introductory chapter discusses George Mackay Brown, who is known for his observational writing. It looks at his involvement with the problems of community, which is best seen in his...

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Scotland, Utopia and the Future of Community

Timothy C. Baker.

in George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

June 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8549 words.

This chapter discusses the ways that community is presented in both modern political philosophy and literary criticism. It argues that a community-based discussion of literature that...

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George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

Timothy C Baker.

June 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 192 pages.

George Mackay Brown has long been recognised as one of the most original and important Scottish writers of the twentieth century. This book offers a comprehensive account of Brown's work...

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On Lalo Alcaraz and the Latino Community

Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste.

in Lalo Alcaraz

February 2017; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11499 words.

The first chapter provides a general context for the comics industry and the immigration debate. It highlights the rise in popularity of graphic novels and the currently good moment for...

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Unavowable Community

Leslie Hill.

in Bataille, Klossowski, Blanchot

June 2001; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9996 words.

This chapter considers in turn the bonds of friendship linking Bataille, Klossowski, and Blanchot, the essays that each devoted to the others' work, and the shared, if paradoxical,...

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The South Side Community Art Center and South Side Writers Group

Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach.

in Along the Streets of Bronzeville

September 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9999 words.

This chapter focuses on the South Side Community Art Center and the South Side Writers' Group that predate the fame of Richard Wright and Gwendolyn Brooks. As pillars of the Bronzeville's...

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Immigrant Kitchens, Community Cookbooks, and Italian-American Life: An Introduction

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore.

in American Woman, Italian Style

December 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 319 words.

Authors of commercial, community, and self-published cookbooks reflect on their decisions to write about immigrant kitchens and cooking. In getting to know the women and the lives of...

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Communities of Feeling in Katherine Mansfield’s Fiction

Meghan Marie Hammond.

in Empathy and the Psychology of Literary Modernism

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 12484 words.

Chapter Three, “Communities of Feeling in Katherine Mansfield’s Fiction,” finds a rich variety of fellow feeling in Mansfield’s short stories with the help of Max Scheler’s influential 1913...

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Visual Pedagogies of Impossible Community in Incognegro and March

Michael A. Chaney.

in Reading Lessons in Seeing

February 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11020 words.

This chapter examines how history operates in autographic texts as a domain of lost experience and community through an analysis of Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece's Incognegro: A Graphic...

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A Salon with a Revolving Door: Virtual Community and the Space of Wom-po

Lesley Wheeler.

in Contemporary Women's Writing

March 2013; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8992 words.

This essay argues for the importance of virtual networks to twenty-first century poetry by women by analyzing the “space” of Wom-po, an email list devoted to discussion of women's writing....

Communities and Competitions

Natsu Onoda Power.

in God of Comics

May 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 7670 words.

By the early 1950s, Osamu Tezuka had become the most popular cartoonist, and one of the highest-earning artists, in Japan. Because of his innovations and popularity, Tezuka inspired a large...

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Autonomous, but Not Alone: The Reappropriation of Female Community in The Women of Brewster Place and Housekeeping

Karen Walker.

in Contemporary Women's Writing

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8765 words.

‘Autonomous, but not Alone: The Reappropriation of Female Community in The Women of Brewster Place and Housekeeping’ outlines a shift in the literature of black and white women, as well as...

Forging Histories: Ghost Worlds and Invented Communities

Daniel Marrone.

in Forging the Past

August 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 10448 words.

This chapter explores Seth’s invented worlds and interior landscapes, making particular use of Linda Hutcheon’s concepts of the heterocosm and historiographic metafiction, as well as...

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The Stories of Bernard Malamud {1958}

Irving Howe.

in A Voice Still Heard

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 1205 words.

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1958 review of The Stories of Bernard Malamud, a collection of stories by Bernard Malamud that explores human relationships. Howe comments on Malamud's...

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Two Cheers for Utopia {1993}

Irving Howe.

in A Voice Still Heard

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 1798 words.

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1993 essay “Two Cheers for Utopia,” in which he talks about utopia. In particular, Howe reflects on the democratic utopianism that characterizes American...

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