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ERIC Number: EJ1053316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 23
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-0973-1849
Mikhail Bakhtin and His Response to Authoritative Discourse
Aggarwal, Garima
Contemporary Education Dialogue, v12 n1 p87-109 Jan 2015
This commentary contextualises Bakhtin's ideas on language in education, with a special emphasis on his construct of dialogism, by producing and examining excerpts from two of his major works. These excerpts familiarise the reader with Bakhtin's four fundamental constructs: "utterance," "dialogism," "heteroglossia," and "speech genre." The commentary discusses these four constructs and examines meaning-making as Bakhtin's primary focus in language study. It further explores his investigation into the intricate relation between society and language.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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