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Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics
Books about thinkers require a kind of unity that their thought may not possess. This cautionary statement is especially applicable to Mikhail Bakhtin, whose intellectual development displays a diversity of insights that cannot be easily integrated or accurately described in terms of a single overriding concern. Indeed, in a career spanning some sixty years, he experienced ...more
Paperback, 552 pages
Published October 1st 1990 by Stanford University Press
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Before Bakhtin, this Bakhtin reader is required reading, at least for this lazy reader, who had fallen into slumberous ways. But, I was cured by Burgess and Morson/Emerson. So, I'm ready to tackle Bakhtin in the original, because this Bakhtin reader was extremely helpful and very enjoyable, but never simplistic.