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Communities in fiction

Author: J Hillis Miller
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Commonalities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Communities in Fiction reads in detail six novels or stories (one each by Trollope, Hardy, Conrad, Woolf, Pynchon, and Cervantes) in the light of theories of community worked out (contradictorily) by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Hillis Miller
ISBN: 082326310X 9780823263103 0823263118 9780823263110
OCLC Number: 907027459
Description: xiii, 352 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter One: Theories of Community: Williams; Heidegger; Nancy Chapter Two: Trollope's The Last Chronicle of Barset As a Model of Victorian Community Chapter Three: Individual and Community in The Return of the Native Chapter Four: Conrad's Colonial (Non)Community: Nostromo Chapter Five: Waves Theory: An Anachronistic Reading Chapter Six: Postmodern Communities in Pynchon and Cervantes
Series Title: Commonalities.
Responsibility: J. Hillis Miller.

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