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Author Person, Raymond F., Jr., 1961-

Title In conversation with Jonah : conversation analysis, literary criticism, and the book of Jonah / Raymond F. Person, Jr
Published Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, [1996]
©1996
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Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 220
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 220
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-199) and indexes
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Subject Bible. Jonah -- Criticism, Narrative.
Bible. Jonah.
Conversation analysis.
Dialogue in the Bible.
Jona (bijbelboek)
Conversation analysis.
Dialogue in the Bible.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567525546
9780567525543