Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

Bakhtin's Theory Of The Literary Chronotope: Reflections, Applications, Prespectives

£100.00

Product description

"This edited volume is the first scholarly tome exclusively dedicated to Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of the literary chronotope. This concept, initially developed in the 1930s and used as a frame of reference throughout Bakhtin's own writings, has been highly influential in literary studies. After an extensive introduction that serves as a 'state of the art', the volume is divided into four main parts: Philosophical Reflections, Relevance of the Chronotope for Literary History, Chronotopical Readings and Some Perspectives for Literary Theory. These thematic categories contain contributions by well-established Bakhtin specialists such as Gary Saul Morson and Michael Holquist, as well as a number of essays by scholars who have published on this subject before. Together the papers in this volume explore the implications of Bakhtin's concept of the chronotope for a variety of theoretical topics such as literacy imagination, polysystem theory and literary adaption; for modern views on literacy history ranging from the Hellenistic romance to nineteenth-century realism; and for analyses of well-known novelists and poets as diverse as Milton, Fielding, Dickinson, Dosotoevsky, Papadiamantis and DeLillo. The editors of this book are associated with various departments of Ghent University, except for Nele Bemong who is affiliated with the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven." This rare paperback is in very good condition apart from minor creasing to the front corners and back bottom of the cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Editors: Bermong, Nele; Borghart, Pieter; De Dobbeleer, Michel; Demoen, Kristoffel; De Temmerman; Koen; Keunen, Bart
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 16 x 1cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9038215630
ISBN-13:
9789038215631
Number of pages:
213
Publisher:
Academia Press

Standard UK Delivery (currently free)

Delivery FAQs

Ts & Cs
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

"This edited volume is the first scholarly tome exclusively dedicated to Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of the literary chronotope. This concept, initially developed in the 1930s and used as a frame of reference throughout Bakhtin's own writings, has been highly influential in literary studies. After an extensive introduction that serves as a 'state of the art', the volume is divided into four main parts: Philosophical Reflections, Relevance of the Chronotope for Literary History, Chronotopical Readings and Some Perspectives for Literary Theory. These thematic categories contain contributions by well-established Bakhtin specialists such as Gary Saul Morson and Michael Holquist, as well as a number of essays by scholars who have published on this subject before. Together the papers in this volume explore the implications of Bakhtin's concept of the chronotope for a variety of theoretical topics such as literacy imagination, polysystem theory and literary adaption; for modern views on literacy history ranging from the Hellenistic romance to nineteenth-century realism; and for analyses of well-known novelists and poets as diverse as Milton, Fielding, Dickinson, Dosotoevsky, Papadiamantis and DeLillo. The editors of this book are associated with various departments of Ghent University, except for Nele Bemong who is affiliated with the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven." This rare paperback is in very good condition apart from minor creasing to the front corners and back bottom of the cover.

Author(s):
Editors: Bermong, Nele; Borghart, Pieter; De Dobbeleer, Michel; Demoen, Kristoffel; De Temmerman; Koen; Keunen, Bart
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 16 x 1cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9038215630
ISBN-13:
9789038215631
Number of pages:
213
Publisher:
Academia Press

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Shop Ecclesall Road

We're a small friendly shop located on the bustling Ecclesall Road with its lively mix of shops, cafes and bars. We sell a wide range of new and quality donated goods - clothes & accessories, books & music, homewares & toys, plus a great range of Fair Trade foods, green household & body products, gifts, stationery and greetings cards.

View Shop