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Author Shuman, Amy, 1951-

Title Storytelling rights : the uses of oral and written texts by urban adolescents / Amy Shuman
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986

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Description ix, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture ; 11
Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture ; 11
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Fight stories: what counts is the recounting -- 2. Storyability and tellability -- 3. Collaborative uses of literacy in the adolescent community -- 4. Retellings -- 5. Varieties of contextuality -- 6. Familiarity and distance: toward a theory of oral and written personal narration -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Analysis Adolescents Communication skills Psycholinguistic aspects
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 212-223
Subject Discourse analysis, Narrative.
Sociolinguistics.
Storytelling.
Urban youth -- Language.
LC no. 86012968
ISBN 0521328462