conversationalism

conversationalism

a colloquial word or expression or one used in conversation more than in writing. Also conversationism.
See also: Language
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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.