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Mikhail Bakhtin and the Field of Law and Literature

Manderson, Desmond


This essay takes as its focus the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, a leading literary theorist who has, to date, received relatively little attention in the field of law and literature. Central themes in the work of Bakhtin include the dialogic quality of the novel and its ethical implications, its commitment to singularity and context, its comprehensive critique of authority and, tying all of these features together, the importance of form and style to our understanding of the experience of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Law, Culture and the Humanities
DOI: 10.1177/1743872112446046


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