Bakhtiniana: Revista de Estudos do Discurso
On-line version ISSN 2176-4573
OLIVEIRA, Robson Santos de. Analysis of polyphony and studies of the Self in Dostoevsky. Bakhtiniana, Rev. Estud. Discurso [online]. 2011, vol.6, n.1, pp.159-180. ISSN 2176-4573. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2176-45732011000200011.
This paper proposes to present discussions of the Self(self-awareness) of the character Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, from the notion of polyphony proposed by Bakhtin. An analysis of polyphony and its aspects around the Dostoevskian characters is held, verifying the issue of equipollence voices of the characters, their simultaneity and interaction as well as the notion of self-awareness as elements making up the spectrum of the polyphony of Bakhtin. These concepts can be extended to the understanding of the Self in the I-other
Keywords : Bakhtin; Dostoevsky; Polyphony; Self.