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The Master and the Slave: Lukács, Bakhtin, and the Ideas of their Time

Galin Tihanov


This book is a comparative study in the history of ideas. It is an innovative examination of the intellectual background, affiliations and contexts of two major twentieth-century thinkers, and an historical interpretation of their work in aesthetics, cultural theory, literary history, and philosophy. Unlike all existing texts on Lukács and Bakhtin, the book offers a comparison of their writings at different stages of their intellectual development and in the broad context of the ideas of their time. It introduces unknown archival material and discusses hitherto disregarded or overlooked texts ... More

Keywords: ideas, thinkers, Lukács, Bakhtin, aesthetics, cultural theory, literary history, philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198187257
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187257.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Galin Tihanov, author
University of Oxford