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

By Ann-Gee Lee

Television’s Community follows the shenanigans of a various workforce of conventional and nontraditional neighborhood students: Jeff Winger, a former attorney; 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 style aged guy. There also are Benjamin Chang, the maniacal Spanish instructor, and Craig Pelton, the eccentric dean of Greendale neighborhood university, in addition to recognized visitor stars who play troublemaking scholars, nutty professors and scary administrators.
This choice of clean essays familiarizes readers not just with specific characters and renowned episodes, yet behind-the-scenes elements resembling screenwriting and construction options. The essayists discover narrative subject matter, hyperreality, masculinity, feminism, colour blindness, civic discourse, pastiche, intertextuality, media cognizance, how Community is motivated by way of different exhibits and flicks, and the way fanatics have contributed to the show.

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