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Bakhtiniana: Revista de Estudos do Discurso

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NUTO, João Vianney Cavalcanti. Dostoevsky and Bakhtin: the philosophy of composition and the composition of philosophy. Bakhtiniana, Rev. Estud. Discurso [online]. 2011, vol.6, n.1, pp. 129-142. ISSN 2176-4573.

This paper seeks to demonstrate the affinities existing between Dostoevsky's literary achievement and Mikhail Bakhtin's philosophical one. Through a comparative analysis it concludes that the polyphony, the fundamental characteristics Dostoevsky's novels according to Bakhtin is as an artistic synthesis of philosophical concepts such as uniqueness, responsibility, incompleteness and dialogism.

Keywords : Fyodor Dostoevsky; Mikhail Bakhtin; Uniqueness; Incompleteness; Dialogism.

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