Narrative Structure and Philosophical Debates in Tristram Shandy and Jacques le fataliste

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Contrary to what might be expected from a philosophical novel, Sterne and Diderot do not impose their own views upon the reader. The author's voice is but one amongst many others. Margaux Whiskin's argument hinges on Bakhtinian dialogism, which can be defined as the presence of interacting voices and views. In Tristram Shandy and Jacques le fataliste, dialogism occurs through the narrative structure allowing for the confrontation of the contradictory discourses in the philosophical debates, and enabling them to engage in ...

Narrative Structure and Philosophical Debates in Tristram Shandy and Jacques le fataliste 2014, Modern Humanities Research Association, London

ISBN-13: 9781781880173

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Narrative Structure and Philosophical Debates in Tristram Shandy and Jacques le fataliste 2014, Modern Humanities Research Association, London

ISBN-13: 9781781880166

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