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Introduction: Imagining the Monologic

Tomlinson, Matthew


This introductory chapter presents the core argument running through the volume: that monologue and dialogue are projects that implicate each other. The introduction surveys Mikhail Bakhtin�s foundational writings on dialogism and heteroglossia, as well as his attention to monologism in the realms of epic and nationalist projects. It also examines monologue as a form of creative performance that both depends on erasure and attempts to unify speakers in a way that might be called the �repeat...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Monologic Imagination
DOI: .1093/acprof:oso/9780190652807.003.0001


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