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An Inoperative Community : Theory & History of Literature, - Jean-Luc Nancy

An Inoperative Community

Theory & History of Literature,

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Published: 1st June 1991
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This work examines community as an idea that has dominated modern thought and traces its relation to concepts of experience, discourse and the individual. Contrary to popular Western notions of community, the author shows that it is neither a project of fusion nor production. Rather, he argues, community can be defined through the political nature of its resistance against immanent power.

The inoperative community; Myth interrupted; "Literary communism"; Shattered love; Of divine places

ISBN: 9780816619245
ISBN-10: 0816619247
Series: Theory & History of Literature,
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st June 1991
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.5 x 22.8  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.32