Speech Genres And Other Late Essays

Paperback | January 1, 1986

byM. M. BakhtinTranslated byVern W. McGeeEditorCaryl Emerson

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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.

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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...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.95 × 5.89 × 0.58 inPublished:January 1, 1986Publisher:University Of Texas Press

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ISBN - 10:0292775601

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Note on TranslationIntroduction by Michael HolquistResponse to a Question from the Novy Mir Editorial StaffThe Bildungsroman and Its Significance in the History of Realism (Toward a Historical Typology of the Novel)The Problem of Speech GenresThe Problem of the Text in Linguistics, Philology, and the Human Sciences: An Experiment in Philosophical Analysis From Notes Made in 1970-71Toward a Methodology for the Human SciencesIndex