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Gramsci e il circolo di Bachtin

Pala, Valeria (2012) Gramsci e il circolo di Bachtin. [Doctoral Thesis]

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Abstract

There are many reasons for comparing Gramsci and the members of the so called Bachtin’s circle – i. e., Michail Bachtin, Valentin Vološinov and Pavel Medvedev. This study explores some of these reasons. Although very different thinkers, Gramsci and the Bachtin’s group shared a similar intellectual heritage and developed many close formulations about the relationship between language, ideology and hegemony. They adopted a similar key notion that a language embodies a worldview and emphasize that translation is not a question of transferring content from one language to another. This study also shows the importance of Gramsci and Bachtin’s relationship between science, reason and language. This relationship is conceived by them both as a process of translating different languages. The present work concludes with the identification of characteristics shared by the philosophers regarding their translation’s theory and the possibility of using translation for political agenda and political engagement.

Item Type:Doctoral Thesis
Date:05 March 2012
Tutor:Pala, Mauro
PhD classes:Ciclo 23 > Studi filologici e letterari
Coordinator:Lavinio, Cristina
Institution:Universita' degli Studi di Cagliari
Divisions:Dipartimenti (fino a dicembre 2011) > Dipartimento di Filologie e letterature moderne
Subjects:Area 10 - Scienze dell'antichità, filologico-letterarie e storico-artistiche > L-FIL-LET/14 Critica letteraria e letterature comparate
Uncontrolled Keywords:Gramsci, Bachtin, language, translation
ID Code:670
Deposited On:14 Mar 2012 10:19

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