A concept developed by Mikhail Bakhtin. See our entries on Mikhail Bakhtin in the People table, and the following in the Topics table: Heterglossia, Polyphonic novel, Carnival.
Editors. "Dialogism, Dialogical". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001; last revised 30 November -1.
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