Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2004

296 Pages | 2 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719064098

Bookseller Code (06)


The Bakhtin circle

In the master's absence

Craig Brandist, David Shepherd, and Galin Tihanov

Published by Manchester University Press

  • New translations and studies of the work of the most important members of the Bakhtin Circle
  • Sets out to correct the established but distorted perception of the activities of the Circle, which placed Bakhtin as the leading figure, with the rest as mere disciples
  • Assesses the work of other members of the group, and highlights the distinctiveness of their approaches
  • Contributions by many of the leading scholars in Bakhtin studies
  • Translations of key works by other members of the group are made available for the first time

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