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Corporeal Words: Mikhail Bakhtins Theology Discourse
by Alexandar Mihailovic
Northwestern University Press, 1997
Paper: 978-0-8101-2922-1 | Cloth: 978-0-8101-1459-3
Library of Congress Classification P85.B22M54 1997
Dewey Decimal Classification 801.95092

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
This text explores Mikhail Bakhtin's reliance on the terms and concepts of theology. It begins with an identification of the theological categories and terms recalling Christology in general and Trinitarianism in particular that emerge throughout Bakhtin's long and varied career. Alexander Mihailovic discusses the elaborately wrought subtextual imagery, wordplay, and palpable orality of Bakhtin's theology of discourse, and explores the role that theology plays in supporting Bakhtin's ideas about the anti-hierarchical drift of language and culture.

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