Premium Content Chronotopic Shaping and Reshaping in H.G. Wells' The Time Machine and Octavia E. Butler's Kindred
By Hadas Elber - June 17, 2008
Mikhail Bakhtin, in his essay "Forms of Time and Chronotope in the Novel," argues that the "chronotope" of a literary work – the configuration of time and space in the fictional world that the text projects – is inextricably connected with its characters: "the image of man in literature… is always intrinsically chronotopic." (Bakhtin, 85). In this…
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