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Heffernan, Julián Jiménez

Community in Twentieth-Century Fiction

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Togetherness and its Discontents
Julián Jiménez Heffernan

2. Organic and Unworked Communities in James Joyce’s “The Dead”
Pilar Villar-Argáiz

3. ‘Two Grinning Puppets Jigging Away in Nothingness :” Symbolism and the Community of Lovers in Katherine Mansfield’s Short Fiction
Gerardo Rodríguez Salas

4. “A Panegyric Preached Over an Empty Coffin:” Waugh, or, the Inevitable End of Community
Julián Jiménez Heffernan

5. “Being involved:” Community and Commitment in Graham Greene’s The Quiet American
Paula Martín Salván

6. Doomed to Walk the Night: Ghostly Communities and Promises in the Novels of Alex La Guma
María J. López

7. The Secret of Robertson Davies’ Cornish Communities
Mercedes Díaz Dueñas

8. When Strangers Are Never At Home: A Communitarian Study of Janet Frame’s The Carpathians
Gerardo Rodríguez Salas

9. Communal “Oenness” to an Irreducible Outside: The Inoperative Community in Edna O’Brien’s Short Fiction
Pilar Villar-Argáiz

10. “A Political Anxiety:” Naipaul, or the Unlikely Beginning of Community
Julián Jiménez Heffernan

11. “Longing on a Large Scale:” Models of Communitarian Reconstitution in Don DeLillo’s Fiction
Paula Martín Salván

12. “I Am Not a Herald of Community:” Communities of Contagion and Touching in The Letters of J.M. Coetzee
María J. López

13. Immortality and Immunity in Margaret Atwood’s Futuristic Dystopias
Mercedes Díaz Dueñas

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Cultural Studies, Fiction

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
292 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137282842
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44875-3

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