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.
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 312g
  • Austin, TX, United States
  • English
  • 0292775601
  • 9780292775602
  • 185,413

Table of contents

Note on Translation
Introduction by Michael Holquist
Response to a Question from the Novy Mir Editorial Staff
The Bildungsroman and Its Significance in the History of Realism (Toward a Historical Typology of the Novel)
The Problem of Speech Genres
The Problem of the Text in Linguistics, Philology, and the Human Sciences: An Experiment in Philosophical Analysis
From Notes Made in 1970-71
Toward a Methodology for the Human Sciences
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". . . in many ways the best of Bakhtin." * New York Times Book Review *
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