A Sense of Community: Essays on the Television Series and by Ann-Gee Lee

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By Ann-Gee Lee

Television’s Community follows the shenanigans of a various crew of conventional and nontraditional group students: Jeff Winger, a former legal professional; Britta Perry, a feminist; Abed Nadir, a popular culture fanatic; Shirley Bennett, a mom; Troy Barnes, a former jock; Annie Edison, a naïve overachiever; and Pierce Hawthorne, an old school aged guy. There also are Benjamin Chang, the maniacal Spanish instructor, and Craig Pelton, the eccentric dean of Greendale group collage, besides famous visitor stars who play troublemaking scholars, nutty professors and scary administrators.
This selection of clean essays familiarizes readers not just with specific characters and renowned episodes, yet behind-the-scenes elements reminiscent of screenwriting and construction thoughts. The essayists discover narrative subject matter, hyperreality, masculinity, feminism, colour blindness, civic discourse, pastiche, intertextuality, media awareness, how Community is motivated by way of different indicates and flicks, and the way enthusiasts have contributed to the show.

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