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‘Tout est affaire d'époque, de classe’: 1 Taste in Un amour de Swann

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter sets out to demonstrate how Pierre Bourdieu’s claim that ‘taste classifies, and it classifies the classifier’ finds a powerful literary instantiation in Proust’s Un amour de Swann. It is ... More


The Ties of Nature: The Planter Family in the Seaboard

Joan E Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The life of Samuel Townes of South Carolina, born in 1806 near the village of Greenville is the opening story in this book, vividly describing the life in this part of the west, the kind of culture, ... More


Social Clustering: Neighborhoods and the Governing of Social Distinction

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter addresses the social clustering and classification that accompanied the recent housing privatization, which resulted in significant flexibility in the governing strategies. It compares ... More


The new rural residents: emerging sociabilities in Alava, Basque Country

Josetxu Martínez Montoya

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Incomers need not come from afar. In fact they might be local returnees. In his chapter, Josetxu Martínez, an anthropologist of his home region, studied the evolving patterns of residency and ... More


Social Landscape

Nathanael Andrade

in Zenobia: Shooting Star of Palmyra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190638818
eISBN:
9780190638849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638818.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the kinship structures, civic ethos, agrarian production, and caravan trade of the Palmyrenes during the Roman imperial period. The social and economic landscape of Palmyra had ... More


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