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" It is performed in silent privacy, in the lair of the skull. Yet each communicant is well aware that the ceremony he performs is being replicated simultaneously by thousands (or millions) of others of whose existence he is confident, yet of whose identity... "
Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism - Page 35
by Benedict Anderson - 1991 - 224 pages
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Demography As an Interdiscipline

J. Mayone Stycos - Social Science - 1989 - 214 pages
..."imagined communities." Anderson's central image is of a newspaper reader. Newspapers are read in privacy, Yet each communicant is well aware that the ceremony...of whose identity he has not the slightest notion. . . . What more vivid figure for the secular, historically-clocked, imagined community can be envisaged?...
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Interpreting Audiences: The Ethnography of Media Consumption

Shaun Moores - Mass media - 1993 - 208 pages
...a national newspaper each morning. 'It is performed in silent privacy,' writes Anderson (1983:39), 'yet each communicant is well aware that the ceremony...of whose identity he has not the slightest notion.' Opening the pages of the newspaper - and, we might add, switching on the news bulletin at the same...
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Gender on Ice: American Ideologies of Polar Expeditions

Lisa Bloom - Social Science - 1993 - 163 pages
...complex set of shared simultaneous events: [Print media] creates this extraordinary mass ceremony. ... Each communicant is well aware that the ceremony he...simultaneously by thousands (or millions) of others whose existence he is confident, yet of whose identity he has not the slightest notion. 12 The Geographic...
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Gender on Ice: American Ideologies of Polar Expeditions

Lisa Bloom - Social Science - 1993 - 163 pages
...that the ceremony lie performs is being replicated simultaneously by thousands ior millions) of others whose existence he is confident, yet of whose identity he has not the slightest notion. 12 The Geogntphic used the democratic rhetoric of photographic images to bring readers into close relation...
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Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire, and the Imagining of Masculinities

Graham Dawson - Art - 1994 - 350 pages
...consecutive edition of the paper, 'by thousands (or millions) of others of whose existence [each communicant] is confident, yet of whose identity he has not the slightest notion'."" Two caveats must be borne in mind when deploying this general argument in relation to the English press...
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Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

Fawzia Mustafa - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 255 pages
...imagined" (Anderson, p. 33). He also stresses that the activity of reading the papers presupposes that "each communicant is well aware that the ceremony...of whose identity he has not the slightest notion" (Anderson, p. 35). By understanding that the newspaper performs a novelistic function of creating the...
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Joyce, Race, and Empire

Vincent J. Cheng - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 329 pages
...in such a national community assumes that his daily experience is more or less typical of those of "thousands (or millions) of others of whose existence...of whose identity he has not the slightest notion," for he/she has been "continually reassured that the imagined world is visibly rooted in everyday life,...
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Feminine Frequencies: Gender, German Radio, and the Public Sphere, 1923-1945

Kate Lacey - Social Science - 1996 - 299 pages
...here is his revisiting of Hegel's observation of the mass secular "ceremony" of the daily newspaper: "Each communicant is well aware that the ceremony...calendar. What more vivid figure for the secular, historically-clocked, imagined community can be envisioned?" (1983, 39). Schreiber argued that radio...
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Telling Time: Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1785

Stuart Sherman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 323 pages
...whose "significance ... is paradoxical. It is performed in silent privacy, in the lair of the skull. Yet each communicant is well aware that the ceremony...Furthermore, this ceremony is incessantly repeated at daily . . . intervals throughout the calendar. What more vivid figure for the secular, historically clocked,...
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Hard to Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film from Their ...

Thomas Waugh - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 470 pages
...ceremony he perfonns is being replicated simultaneously by thousands ior millionsi of others of whnse existence he is confident, yet of whose identity he has not the slightest notion, , , , What more vivid figure for the secular, historically clocked, imagined community can be envisioned?...
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