Flores's generation, the eighties writers, reinvigorated poetry after the expressive standstill created by conversationalism
, a political style that emphasized ideological clarity over aesthetic or conceptual elaboration.
155, 156 (2010); Robert Justin Lipkin, The Obama Phenomenon: Deliberative Conversationalism
& the Pursuit of Community Through Presidential Politics, 12 U.
Warren's breadth, to George Garrett's conversationalism
, to Kelly Cherry's intellection, to Charles Wright's early intensity.
Bennett identifies four theoretical problems for which "conversationalism
" provides an interesting explanation:
(1995) Small talk around big books: Interaction or conversationalism
? The Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 18(1), 5-18
It may just be that the United States is a basically conversational democracy (with elements of vote-centeredness), while some other democracies are basically vote-centered (with elements of conversationalism
).(118) In this sense it might be appropriate to think of democracy as meaningful conversation not so much as a model of democracy, but as an interpretation of the version found in the United States.