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In conversation with Jonah [electronic resource] : conversation analysis, literary criticism, and the book of Jonah / Raymond F. Person, Jr.

By: Person, Raymond F., Jr, 1961-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 220.Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, c1996Description: 1 online resource (204 p.).ISBN: 9780567525543 (electronic bk.); 0567525546 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Jonah -- Criticism, Narrative | Dialogue in the Bible | Conversation analysis | Bible. A.T. Jonas -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Analyse de la conversation | Narration dans la Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Jona (bijbelboek)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In conversation with Jonah.DDC classification: 224/.92066 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 CONVERSATION ANALYSIS AND NARRATIVE; Chapter 2 COMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF JONAH FROM A CONVERSATION ANALYTIC PERSPECTIVE; Chapter 3 NARRATIVE IN THE BOOK OF JONAH; Chapter 4 READING THE JONAH NARRATIVE: THE IMPLIED READER; Chapter 5 READING THE JONAH NARRATIVE: ACTUAL READERS; Chapter 6 CONCLUSION; Appendix 1 THE EXPLAINING AND HEIGHTENING OF JONAH'S ACCOUNT (4.2); Appendix 2 JONAH'S OMITTED ANSWER TO THE LORD'S LAST QUESTION (4.10-11); Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: The author analyses the various conversations that occur between the characters in the Jonah narrative and the 'conversation' that occurs between the text and its readers. The study opens with an introduction to the field of conversation analysis, with a focus on one feature of conversation analysis-that a fundamental structure in the organization of language is adjacency pairs (for example, question/answer and invitation/refusal). Person notes how complex the adjacency pairs in the Jonah narrative are, and shows how they contribute to the narrative elements of plot, characterization, atmosphe.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-199) and indexes.

Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 CONVERSATION ANALYSIS AND NARRATIVE; Chapter 2 COMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF JONAH FROM A CONVERSATION ANALYTIC PERSPECTIVE; Chapter 3 NARRATIVE IN THE BOOK OF JONAH; Chapter 4 READING THE JONAH NARRATIVE: THE IMPLIED READER; Chapter 5 READING THE JONAH NARRATIVE: ACTUAL READERS; Chapter 6 CONCLUSION; Appendix 1 THE EXPLAINING AND HEIGHTENING OF JONAH'S ACCOUNT (4.2); Appendix 2 JONAH'S OMITTED ANSWER TO THE LORD'S LAST QUESTION (4.10-11); Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.

The author analyses the various conversations that occur between the characters in the Jonah narrative and the 'conversation' that occurs between the text and its readers. The study opens with an introduction to the field of conversation analysis, with a focus on one feature of conversation analysis-that a fundamental structure in the organization of language is adjacency pairs (for example, question/answer and invitation/refusal). Person notes how complex the adjacency pairs in the Jonah narrative are, and shows how they contribute to the narrative elements of plot, characterization, atmosphe.

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