Reflections On ‘Imagined Communities’ – II: Newspaper Reading As Modern Prayer

InĀ Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of NationalismĀ (Verso, New York, 2006, pp. 34-35), Benedict Anderson writes: [T]he newspaper is merely an ‘extreme form’ of the book, a book sold on a colossal scale, but of ephemeral popularity. Might we say: one-day best-sellers? The obsolescence of the newspaper on the morrow of its printing….createsContinue reading “Reflections On ‘Imagined Communities’ – II: Newspaper Reading As Modern Prayer”