Conversational storytelling among Japanese women : conversational circumstances, social circumstances and tellability of stories / Mariko Karatsu.

This book presents research findings on the overall process of storytelling as a social event in Japanese everyday conversations focusing on the relationship between a story and surrounding talks, the social and cultural aspects of the participants, and the tellability of conversational stories. Foc...

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Main Author: Karatsu, Mariko.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Company, 2012.
Series:Studies in narrative ; v. 16.
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Summary:This book presents research findings on the overall process of storytelling as a social event in Japanese everyday conversations focusing on the relationship between a story and surrounding talks, the social and cultural aspects of the participants, and the tellability of conversational stories. Focusing on the participants' verbal and nonverbal behavior and their use of linguistic devices, the chapters describe how the participants display their orientation to the a) embeddedness of the story in the conversation, b) their views of past events, c) their knowledge about the story content and el.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789027226563
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