Dialogism and the Baroque in Latin American Fiction in the Twentieth Century

João Carlos de Carvalho About the author


From Mikhail Bakhtin's studies and discussions about the origins and development of prose and novel in the West, the purpose of this paper is to reflect on the peculiarities of the novel in great literary fictional productions in Latin America during the twentieth century. Based on the concepts of dialogism and the Baroque, this article investigates, with a selection of fragments, the main characteristics of the dialogic confrontation in the formation of Latin America.

Dialogism; Baroque; Latin America Fiction

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