Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics, Paperback Book

Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics Paperback

Part of the Theory & History of Literature, series

Share

Description

This book is not only a major twentieth-century contribution to Dostoevsky's studies, but also one of the most important theories of the novel produced in our century.

As a modern reinterpretation of poetics, it bears comparison with Aristotle."Bakhtin's statement on the dialogical nature of artistic creation, and his differentiation of this from a history of monological commentary, is profoundly original and illuminating.

This is a classic work on Dostoevsky and a statement of importance to critical theory." Edward Wasiolek"Concentrating on the particular features of 'Dostoevskian discourse, ' how Dostoevsky structures a hero and a plot, and what it means to write dialogically, Bakhtin concludes with a major theoretical statement on dialogue as a category of language.

One of the most important theories of the novel in this century." The Bloomsbury Review

Information

£16.99

£13.93

Free delivery within the UK
Free
Standard Delivery
Within the UK

Also by M. M. Bakhtin

Also in the Theory & History of Literature, series   |  View all