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For content irrespective of relevance to philosophical style, the most important essay is "The Seducer and the Seduced," about Kierkegaard. Original publication: The Georgia Review , 39 : Next in importance, seemingly a joke: "The Relation of Truth of Content to Perfection of Form in Literature"; original publication: Methodos , 15 : Wolters, Gereon. Bakhtin, Mikhail.
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