Each volume in this series provides an introduction tracing the subject author's critical reputation, trends in interpretation, developments in textual and biographical scholarship, and reprints of selected essays and reviews, beginning with the author's contemporaries and continuing through to current scholarship. Many volumes also feature new essays by leading scholars and critics, specially commissioned for the series.On the one hand, generic rules have, within a society, a reality comparable to that of linguistic rules: both may be unconscious but they exist nonetheless. We speak only through certain discursive genres, that is, all our utterances have some relatively stable and typical forms ... (PpD 161-62) It is indeed a case of collective and not individual memory, and its content may even remain unknown to theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Critical Essays on Mikhail Bakhtin|
|Publisher||:||Twayne Publishers - 1999|