from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the state of being hybrid; hybridism
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Hybridism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hybridism, 1.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
And the hybridity is actually an entirely internal process of melding virtuous with dark impulses, that LeGuin manifests in a shadow self.
January 16, 2008 at 10: 58 PM in hybridity, terror | Permalink
Always this new hybridity is understood as the becoming of the protagonist, the protagonist's total being.
This hybridity is mirrored, naturally, in Harry's arch-enemy, Lord Voldemort, who was the son of a witch and a Muggle, raised contemptuously by his Muggle family, and "rescued" by Dumbledore and Hogwarts School.
The main hybridity there is in Harry, whose mother was a Muggle.
Your complex hybridity is much admired in these parts.
July 30, 2006 at 09: 45 PM in hybridity, multiracial, personal, shout outs | Permalink
Could you start with explaining what hybridity is or how you use the term/concept?
Glad you liked the Chabon intro, and are quoting it back at me to explain hybridity: -)
So for now, "hybridity" means the process or product of a melding of two cultures, subcultures, forms, processes, or dynamic structures.
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