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When Voices Clash  : A Study in Literary Pragmatics :  A Study in Literary Pragmatics - Jacob L. Mey

When Voices Clash : A Study in Literary Pragmatics

A Study in Literary Pragmatics

Paperback Published: 2000
ISBN: 9783110158212
Number Of Pages: 469
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Examines how the viewpoints of literary characters may clash, causing the reader to lose the thread of the story. This study inquires as to how this is caused, observed and repaired, and examines the linguistic and narrative-technical "tricks" that the reader uses in order to follow the narrative.

Preface
Introduction
Literary pragmatics: Why and what?p. 3
The sentence
The state of the questionp. 15
The language questionp. 41
Voice
Speakability and voicep. 89
Voice and voice managementp. 112
Voice in focusp. 145
Voice in transitionp. 172
Perspectives
The dialogic perspectivep. 233
The reader perspectivep. 262
The pragmatic perspectivep. 281
The text
The voice of the textp. 317
The speakable textp. 350
Notesp. 387
Primary literaturep. 409
Referencesp. 415
Name indexp. 427
Subject indexp. 433
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ISBN: 9783110158212
ISBN-10: 3110158213
Series: Trends in Linguistics
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 469
Published: 2000
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.66