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Dramatic discourse : dialogue as interaction in plays

Dramatic discourse : dialogue as interaction in plays

Author: Vimala Herman
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This wide ranging and comprehensive study uses the major frameworks of modern discourse studies to analyse dramatic dialogue.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vimala Herman
ISBN: 9780203981108 0203981103 9780415184519 0415184517 1134668406 9781134668403 1280139501 9781280139505
OCLC Number: 560148269
Language Note: English.
Notes: "First published 1995 by Routledge"--Title page verso
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 332 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The ethnography of speaking; Chapter 2 Ethnomethodology and conversation analysis; Chapter 3 Turn sequencing; Chapter 4 Pragmatics; Chapter 5 Gender and language; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Vimala Herman.


In this book drama, a long neglected field of study, is examined from a linguistic perspective. Shakespeare, Pinter, Osborne, Beckett, Chekhov and Shaw are just some of the dramatists whose work is  Read more...


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