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Telling stories
language, narrative, and social life
Deborah Schiffrin, Anna De Fina and Anastasia Nylund, editors.

Published 2010 by Georgetown University Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Deborah Schiffrin and Anna De Fina
Where Should I begin? / William Labov
The remediation of storytelling : Narrative performance on early commercial sound recording / Richard Bauman
Narrative, culture, and mind / Jerome Bruner
Positioning as a metagrammar for discursive story-lines / Rom Harré
"Ay ay vienen estos juareños?" : on the positioning of selves through code-switching by second-generation immigrant college students / Alan D. Hansen ...[et al.]
A tripartite self-construction model of identity / Leor Cohen
Narratives of reputation : layerings of social and spatial identities / Gabriella Modan and Amy Shuman
Identity building through narratives on a Tulu call-in TV show / Malavika Shetty
Blank check for biography? : openness and ingenuity in the management of the "who-am-I-question" and what life stories actually may not be good for / Michael Bamberg
Reflection and self-disclosure from the small stories perspective : a study of identity claims in interview and conversational data / Alexandra Georgakopoulou
Negotiating deviance : identity, trajectories and norms in a graffitist's interview narrative / Jarmila Mildorf
Interaction and narrative structure in dementia / Lars Christer Hydén and Linda Örulv
The management and import of concurrent and intervening actions during storytelling in family "ceremonial" dinners / Jenny Mandelbaum
Truth and authorship in textual trajectories / Isolda E. Carranza
Legitimation and the heteroglossic nature of closing arguments / Laura Felton Rosulek
Multimodal storytelling and identity construction in graphic narratives / David Herman
The role of style-shifting in the functions and purposes of storytelling : detective stories in anime / Fumiko Nazikian.

Edition Notes

Papers based on those presented at the 2008 Georgetown University Round Table On Languages and Linguistics (GURT).

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Georgetown University Round Table on languages and linguistics series


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P302.7 .G48 2008

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