Definition of dialogism in English:

dialogism

Line breaks: dialo|gism
Pronunciation: /dʌɪˈalədʒɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The use in a text of different tones or viewpoints, whose interaction or contradiction are important to the text’s interpretation.
More example sentences
  • My concept of intertextuality thus goes back to Bakhtin's dialogism and Barthes' text theory.
  • Toward this end, Fast proposes a poetics of relationality grounded in ideas of dialogue and dialogism, concepts she borrows from Russian theorist M. M. Bakhtin.
  • This essay will explore how In the Time of the Butterflies coincides strongly with the Russian philosopher's discussions of the genetic characteristics, polyphonic discourse, and dialogism of the novel.

Origin

mid 16th century: from late Latin dialogismos, from Greek dialogizesthai 'to converse', from dialogos 'discourse' (see dialogue).

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