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The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays

The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays

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ISBN-13: 9780292715349
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/28/1982
Series: Slavic Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 444
Sales rank: 826,907
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on Translation
  • Introduction
  • Epic and Novel
  • From the Prehistory of Novelistic Discourse
  • Forms of Time and of the Chronotope in the Novel
  • Discourse in the Novel
  • Glossary
  • Index

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Bakhtin proclaims the dominance of the novel as a genre, and the difficulty of strictly defining its hegemony because of its tendency to envelop other genres. Later he discusses literature and language in general, and how it continually is changed by other systems such as subgenres, dialects, and infinitely fragmented languages constantly in "dialogue" with each other.