Introduction: Imagining the Monologic
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]
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