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Analyzing Narrative Discourse and Sociolinguistic Perspectives

ISBN-10: 052171513X

ISBN-13: 9780521715133

Edition: 2011

Authors: Anna De Fina, Alexandra Georgakopoulou

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List price: $62.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/24/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Stephen Unwin is Artistic Director of the English Touring Theatre & the co-author of "A Pocket Guide to Shakespeare's Plays" (Faber, 1999).

Acknowledgments
Preface
Note on transcription conventions
Narrative definitions, issues and approaches
Introduction
Narrative as text-type
Narrative as a special text-type
Narrative development and socialization
Narrative as mode
Analyzing narrative
Narrative as text and structure
Introduction
Labov's model
Ethnopoetics, stanza and verse analysis
Narrative structure and conversation analysis
Conclusions
Narrative and sociocultural variability
Introduction
From texts to cultural contexts
Narrative as performance
Narrative as cultural grammar
Narrative involvement and telling styles
Narrative and cultural values: an appraisal
Locating culture: a data analysis
Conclusions
Narrative as interaction
Introduction
From teller to co-tellership
Audience participation
Cooperation and conflict in narrative
Telling rights
Types of stories: beyond the prototype
From big stories to small stories
Conclusions
Narrative power, authority and ownership
Introduction
Narrative and power
Controlling stones in institutional contexts
Authority and telling rights
"My story": stories as "wholly owned" by their tellers
Conclusions
Narrative and identities
Introduction
The interactionist paradigm
The storied self: identities within biographical approaches
Shift to narrative and identities-in-interaction
Sample analysis
Notes
References
Index