Speech Genres and Other Late Essays

Speech Genres and Other Late Essays

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Speech Genres and Other Late Essays presents six short works from Bakhtin's Esthetics of Creative Discourse, published in Moscow in 1979. This is the last of Bakhtin's extant manuscripts published in the Soviet Union. All but one of these essays (the one on the Bildungsroman) were written in Bakhtin's later years and thus they bear the stamp of a thinker who has accumulated a huge storehouse of factual material, to which he has devoted a lifetime of analysis, reflection, and reconsideration.Classification according to how the image of the main hero is constructed: the travel novel, the novel of ordeal, the ... related to the particular type of plot, to the particular conception of the world, and to a particular composition of a given novel.

Title:Speech Genres and Other Late Essays
Author:M. M. Bakhtin
Publisher:University of Texas Press - 2010-03-01


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