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Volume 21: The Community in Literature (2000)

Managing Editor: Lisa Sapra
Contributing Editors: Clint Margrave,
Jeff Shroeder, Bunkong Tuon,
and Cassandra Ward.
Copy Editors: Laura S. Muñoz & Terri Shaffer Yamada
Terri Shaffer Yamada – Faculty Advisor

Table of Contents

preface vii Lisa Sapra

essays 1 Cultural Memory in Giambattista Vico’s
Philosophy of Collectivity / Rafael Lamas
7 Spanish Democracy as Fictional Community: Towards a Weak Politics /
Alberto Medina-Dominguez
17 André Malraux’s L’espoir: Community
Innovation and Subversion /
Michelle Mielly
37 Configuration of African Communities in Ousmane Sembène’s Narratives /
Anthère Nzabatsinda
45 Seraph on the Suwanee: Zora Neale Hurston’s Critique of Boring White Folks, or Exposition of Forces that Enable White Male Supremacy? / Cassandra Ward
55 Fan Fiction Cybercommunities: Celebrity Appropriation on the Internet /
Jennifer Smith
63 The Emergence of Performance Poetry in America: The Politics of Personal Identity /

short fiction 73 Mrs. Ouk / Bunkong Tuon
76 Atlas / Rebecca Ladron de Guevara
77 Together or Separate /
Jonathan David Jones

poems 81 the spirits of havana / Gerald Locklin
83 Amid the Din / Steve Hendrix
84 Conscientious In the Eye of the Storm /
Laura S. Muñoz
86 Conscientious Objectors / Clint Margrave
87 To Phyllis Wheatley; World Weaver /
Lethia Cobbs

book review 89 Graciela Limón, Song of the Hummingbird /
Lisa Sapra

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