After outlining the major benefits — and problems — of both in-class and public prison arts performances, and presenting an explication of gifts found in Lewis Hyde’s The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property, I offer a normative lens through which these performances should be viewed: as exemplary instances of gift giving.
"Widening the Circle: Prison Arts Performances as Gifts,"
Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/jces/vol2/iss1/5