Storytelling and drama : exploring narrative episodes in plays / Hugo Bowles.

How do characters tell stories in plays and for what dramatic purpose? This volume provides the first systematic analysis of narrative episodes in drama from an interactional perspective, applying sociolinguistic theories of narrative and insights from conversation analysis to literary dialogue. The...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bowles, Hugo.
Format: Book
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series:Linguistic approaches to literature ; v. 8.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Narrative and dramatic discourse
  • An interactional approach to storytelling
  • Analysing and classifying stories
  • Tellability : discourse features and strategies
  • Small stories
  • Remembering and dreaming
  • Challenging stories
  • Being the narrator.