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The Handbook of Narrative Analysis


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Transcription Conventions vii Notes on Contributors ix Introduction 1 Anna De Fina and Alexandra Georgakopoulou Part I Narrative Foundations: Knowledge, Learning, and Experience 19 1 Narrative as a Mode of Understanding: Method, Theory, Praxis 21 Mark Freeman 2 Story Ownership and Entitlement 38 Amy Shuman 3 Narrating and Arguing: From Plausibility to Local Moves 57 Isolda E. Carranza 4 Narrative, Cognition, and Socialization 76 Masahiko Minami 5 Narrative Knowledging in Second Language Teaching and Learning Contexts 97 Gary Barkhuizen Part II Time?Space Organization 117 6 Narrative and Space/Time 119 Mike Baynham 7 Chronotopes: Time and Space in Oral Narrative 140 Sabina Perrino 8 Narratives Across Speech Events 160 Stanton Wortham and Catherine R. Rhodes 9 Analyzing Narrative Genres 178 Matti Hyvarinen Part III Narrative Interaction 195 10 Narrative as Talk?in?Interaction 197 Charles Goodwin 11 Entering the Hall of Mirrors: Reflexivity and Narrative Research 219 Catherine Kohler Riessman 12 The Role of the Researcher in Interview Narratives 239 Stef Slembrouck 13 Small Stories Research: Methods - Analysis - Outreach 255 Alexandra Georgakopoulou Part IV Stories in Social Practices 273 14 Narratives and Stories in Organizational Life 275 Yiannis Gabriel 15 Narrative, Institutional Processes, and Gendered Inequalities 293 Susan Ehrlich 16 Narratives in Family Contexts 311 Cynthia Gordon 17 The Narrative Dimensions of Social Media Storytelling: Options for Linearity and Tellership 329 Ruth Page Part V Performing Self, Positioning Others 349 18 Narrative and Identities 351 Anna De Fina 19 Positioning 369 Arnulf Deppermann 20 Narrative and Cultural Identities: Performing and Aligning with Figures of Personhood 388 Michele Koven 21 Social Identity Theory and the Discursive Analysis of Collective Identities in Narratives 408 Dorien Van De Mieroop 22 Narrative Bodies, Embodied Narratives 429 Emily Heavey Index 447

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Anna De Fina is Professor of Italian Language and Linguistics at Georgetown University, USA. She is the author of Identity in Narrative: A Study of Immigrant Discourse (2003), and co-editor of many volumes, among which Discourse and Identity (2006) with M. Bamberg and D. Schiffrin. She has published widely on topics related to migrant and transnational communities, superdiversity, identities, and narrative. Alexandra Georgakopoulou is Professor of Discourse Analysis and Sociolinguistics, King's College, London, UK. She has developed small stories research, a paradigm for the analysis of everyday life stories and their role in the (re)formation of social relations of intimacy and in youth and gender identity politics. Her latest research is on the mobilization of small stories on social media as part of the ERC project, 'Life-writing of the moment: The sharing and updating self on social media'. Anna De Fina and Alexandra Georgakopoulou are longstanding collaborators on narrative research. In addition to this Handbook, they have co-authored Analyzing Narrative: Discourse and Sociolinguistic Perspectives (2012) and they are currently co-editing The Handbook of Discourse Studies. They are also co-editors (with Ruth Page) of 'Narrative, Interaction and Discourse'.

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