Snell, K. D. M. Spirits of Community

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Concern about the 'decline of community', and the theme of 'community spirit', are internationally widespread in the modern world. The English past has featured many representations of declining community, expressed by those who lamented its loss in quite different periods and in diverse genres. This book analyses how community spirit and the passing of community have been described in the past – whether for good or ill – with an eye to modern issues, such as the so-called 'loneliness epidemic' or the social consequences of alternative structures of community.

It does this through examination of authors such as Thomas Hardy, James Wentworth Day, Adrian Bell and H.E. Bates, by appraising detective fiction writers, analysing parish magazines, considering the letter writing of the parish poor in the 18th and 19th centuries, and through the depictions of realist landscape painters such as George Morland. K. D. M. Snell addresses modern social concerns, showing how many current preoccupations had earlier precedents. In presenting past representations of declining communities, and the way these affected individuals of very different political persuasions, the book draws out lessons and examples from the past about what community has meant hitherto, setting into context modern predicaments and judgements about 'spirits of community' today.

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Though Snell's book contributes important insight for historians of community, rural life, and loss, it also offers an interesting connection of art and literature through the centuries. Many chapters offer a historically useful perspective on literature. Also of note is the influence of the church through printed media. Most important is the tracing of the movement from "losing†? community as a part of identity to its loss. Snell's overall theoretical approach offers a unique perspective on ways to discuss issues of loss and loneliness to an analysis of loss in media and community.
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Keith D. M. Snell is Director of the Centre for English Local History a the University of Leicester, UK. He is the author of Parish and Belonging: Community, Identity and Welfare in England and Wales, 1700-1950 (2006), The Bibliography of Regional Fiction in Britain and Ireland, 1800-2000 (2002) and co-editor of Women, Work and Wages in England, 1600-1850 (2004).

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