1st Edition

Bakhtin Between East and West
Cross-cultural Transmission

ISBN 9781904350545
Published December 12, 2006 by Routledge
198 Pages

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Book Description

This book looks beyond the concepts of carnival and dialogue and traces the transformation of the Bakhtin Circle's thought from its introduction to the West in Julia Kristeva's seminal late-1960s theory of intertextuality, through Tzvetan Todorov's landmark study.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Is Mikhaïl Bakhtine French? 1. The Structuralist in the Closet 2. The Loop(hole) of Sociality 3. The Problem of Sociality 4. Dialogism in the (Post)structuralist Imagination 5. Two Master Narratives ((Post)structuralism and the Cold War), But No Superaddressee

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