Katja Freise: Maturity through dialogue (in German)

Jun 30th, 2015 | By

How accidental are the “accidents” in a work of art? Are they a result of a pure caprice of the author or do they have a semantic dimension rendering them deeply rooted in the whole of the work and thus making these elements a part of a work’s dialogical structure? Trying to solve these questions,

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“A dialogue of consent” as Bakhtin’s neo-rhetorical project

Oct 24th, 2013 | By

In the last decades of the twentieth century Bakhtin became fashionable both in Russia and abroad. However, both this fashion and its rejection prevent us from fully appreciating Bakhtin’s contribution to the intellectual situation of our time. And yet it is precisely the era of globalisation, in which an inability to come to an agreement could spark the danger of the obliteration of the human race, which throws a new light on Bakhtin’s dialogism – as a thoroughly contemporary intention of humanitarian thinking.


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