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community

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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inoperative community

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 189 words.

A theory of community put forward by French philosopher Jean-Luc *Nancy which rejects the idea that community can be

imagined community

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 592 words.

Benedict *Anderson's definition of nation. In Imagined Communities (1983) Anderson argues that the nation is an

inoperative community

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 177 words.

A theory of community put forward by French philosopher Jean-Luc *Nancy which rejects the idea that community can be produced through work. By inoperative (‘désoeuvrée’) Nancy does not mean...

inoperative community

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A theory of community put forward by French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy which rejects the idea that community can be produced through work. By inoperative (‘désoeuvrée’) Nancy does not mean...

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imagined community

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 598 words.

Benedict *Anderson’s definition of nation. In Imagined Communities (1983) Anderson argues that the nation is an imagined political community that is inherently limited in scope and...

imagined community

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

Benedict Anderson's definition of nation. In Imagined Communities (1983) Anderson argues that the nation is an imagined political community that is inherently limited in scope and sovereign...

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Provisional Communities

M.K. Raghavendra.

in Bipolar Identity

July 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 12220 words.

This chapter examines Kannada films from the 1990s. It discusses how from the late 1980s onwards, Kannada cinema becomes depleted because of a lack of signifiers — the cinema does not...

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Literary Communities

Jacques Rancière.

in The Common Growl

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7834 words.

This chapter starts from the idea of literary communities as constituted by individuals, things, and events contributing to the formation of a certain shared “commonsense.” Weaving together...

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Communities in Fiction

J. Hillis Miller.

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 352 pages.

Communities in Fiction reads in detail six novels or stories (one each by Trollope, Hardy, Conrad, Woolf, Pynchon, and Cervantes) by way of theories of community worked out...

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Community and Ethnos

Robert J. C. Young.

in The Common Growl

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8491 words.

This chapter takes on the theorization of community implemented by Giorgio Agamben, adopting the idea of ethnos as it has been used to reformulate the community in service of the nation...

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Community and empowerment

Cynthia S. Hamilton.

in Sara Paretsky

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 11824 words.

This chapter looks at the way Paretsky constructs her social landscape of changing neighbourhoods, where tensions and power struggles threaten fractures along lines of class, race, and...

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Harry Berger's Intellectual Community

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller.

in A Touch More Rare

October 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 3167 words.

A Berger essay will often contain its share of citation en passant, tips of the hat here or there — but what is distinctive is his regular habit of stopping to give someone else's position...

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Theories of Community

J. Hillis Miller.

in Communities in Fiction

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7098 words.

Raymond Williams, in The Country and the City, presents a picture of a vital community as rural and classless. He assumes that an individual is his social placement. Williams also assumes...

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Community and the Family

Steven Peacock.

in Swedish crime fiction

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 10795 words.

Chapter Two considers the ways that, following the teachings of the welfare state, the nation adheres to an emphasis on social forms of solidarity and homogenisation. In turn, it explores...

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The Conflagration of Community

J. Hillis Miller.

August 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 329 pages.

“After Auschwitz to write even a single poem is barbaric.” This book challenges Theodor Adorno’s famous statement about aesthetic production after the Holocaust, arguing for the possibility...

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community

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6 words.

community

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6 words.

COMMUNITY

in Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 313 words.

“Common” derives from Latin communis, “what belongs to everyone,” from cum, “with,” and munis, “what fulfills its

Immigrant Communities

Anne Fountain.

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 3157 words.

This chapter describes Martí’s writing about the waves of immigration that were reaching the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. His chronicles reported on Irish, German,...

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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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