At a glance:
- Author: Mikhail Bakhtin
- First Published: 1975
- Genres: Criticism, Nonfiction, Philosophy
- Subjects: Language or languages, Literature, Education or educators, Art or artists, Creative process
The Dialogic Imagination consists of translations of four of the six essays published in 1975, the year of Mikhail Bakhtin’s death. The publication of The Dialogic Imagination was the result of interest in Bakhtin on the part of a new generation of Russian literary scholars who sought to rescue Bakhtin from the obscurity forced on him during the Stalinist era.
To gain a proper appreciation of the essays, it is important to understand not only how they finally came to be published and what Bakhtin espoused but also what he rejected and wrote...
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