Bakhtin and the Visual Arts
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1995)
Bakhtin and the Visual Arts is the first book to assess the relevance of Mikhail Bakhtin's ideas as they relate to painting and sculpture. First published in the 1960s, Bakhtin's writings introduced the concepts of carnival and dialogue or dialogism, which have had significant impact in such diverse fields as literature and literary theory, philosophy, theology, biology, and psychology. In his four early aesthetic essays, written between 1919 and 1926, and before he began to focus on linguistic and literary categories, Bakhtin worked on a larger philosophy of creativity, which was never completed. Deborah Haynes's in-depth study of his aesthetics, especially his theory of creativity, analyses its applicability to contemporary art theory and criticism. The author argues that Bakhtin, with such categories as answerability, outsideness and unfinalisability, offers a conceptual basis for interpreting the moral dimensions of creative activity.
|Keywords||Aestheticians Art History|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$23.95 used (47% off) $37.72 new (17% off) $44.99 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||BH221.R94.B354 1995|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Fred Evans (2008). Deleuze, Bakhtin, and the 'Clamour of Voices'. Deleuze Studies 2 (2):178-188.
Peter Rule (2011). Bakhtin and Freire: Dialogue, Dialectic and Boundary Learning. Educational Philosophy and Theory 43 (9):924-942.
M. M. Bakhtin (1993). Toward a Philosophy of the Act. University of Texas Press.
Liisa Steinby (2011). Hermann Cohen and Bakhtin's Early Aesthetics. Studies in East European Thought 63 (3):227-249.
Galin Tikhanov (2000). The Master and the Slave: Lukács, Bakhtin, and the Ideas of Their Time. Oxford University Press.
M. M. Bakhtin (1990). Art and Answerability: Early Philosophical Essays. University of Texas Press.
Valerie Z. Nollan (ed.) (2004). Bakhtin: Ethics and Mechanics. Northwestern University Press.
M. M. Bakhtin (1994). The Bakhtin Reader: Selected Writings of Bakhtin, Medvedev, and Voloshinov. E. Arnold.
Michael F. Bernard-Donals (1995). Mikhail Bakhtin: Between Phenomenology and Marxism. Cambridge University Pres.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?