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The First Hundred Years of Mikhail Bakhtin
Caryl Emerson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction East Meets West in the Ex-USSR
PART ONE: XXX: BAKHTIN STUDIES, BAKHTINISTICS, BAKHTINOLOGY
Chapter One The Russians Reclaim Bakhtin,
1975 to the Jubilee
The Three Worlds of Mikhail Bakhtin
The Post-Stalinist Revival of the Russian
Literary Profession
The 1990s: The Russian Bakhtin Industry Takes Stock
Chapter Two Retrospective: Domestic
Reception during Bakhtin's Life
Dostoevsky, I (1929)
Dostoevsky, II (1963)
Rabelais and Folk Culture
The 1975 Anthology: Essays on the Novel
Posthumous: The First Manuscripts and Final Essays
PART TWO: LITERATURE FADES, PHILOSOPHY MOVES TO THE FORE (REWORKING THREE PROBLEMATIC AREAS)
Chapter Three Polyphony, Dialogism,
Dostoevsky
Can Polyphony Exist? If So, Does It Apply?
Unsympathetic Case Studies and Suspicious
Close Readings
"The Torments of Dialogue": In Defense of Bakhtin
Chapter Four Carnival: Open-ended Bodies and Anachronistic Histories
Pro: Carnival as Incarnation, Eucharist,
Sacral Myth
Contra: Demonization, Stalinization
Neither For nor Against: Carnival as
Analytic Device
Chapter Five XXX: "Outsideness" as the
Ethical Dimension of Art (Bakhtin and the
Aesthetic Moment)
Belatedly Finding a Place for the Very Early Bakhtin
Outsideness: What It Is and Is Not
The Problem of Form
The Logic of Aesthetic Form and
"Consummation as a Type of Dying"
Afterword One Year Later: The Prospects for
Bakhtin's XXXHOHayka [inonauka], or "Science in Some Other Way"
Index

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