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Title: Point of View in Plays
Subtitle: A cognitive stylistic approach to viewpoint in drama and other text-types
Written By: Dan McIntyre
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LAL%203
Series Title: Linguistic Approaches to Literature 3
Description:

This is the first book-length study of how point of view is manifested
linguistically in dramatic texts. It examines such issues as how readers
process the shifts in viewpoint that can occur within such texts. Using
insights from cognitive linguistics, the book aims to explain how the
analysis of point of view in drama can be undertaken, and how this is
fruitful for understanding textual and discoursal effects in this genre.
Following on from a consideration of existing frameworks for the analysis
of point of view, a cognitive approach to deixis is suggested as being
particularly profitable for explaining the viewpoint effects that can arise
in dramatic texts. To expand on the large number of examples discussed
throughout the book, the penultimate chapter consists of an extended
analysis of a single play. This book is relevant to scholars in a range of
areas, including linguistics, literary studies and cognitive science.


Table of contents

Acknowledgements ix
Preface xi
Point of view and plays 1–15
Narratives, narration and point of view in prose 17–56
Perspectives on point of view in drama 57–90
Deictic shifts in dramatic texts 91–121
Possible worlds, possible viewpoints 123–140
Logic, reality and mind style 141–158
Point of view in The Lady in the Van 159–185
Conclusion 187–190
References 191–198
Index 199–203


"A sophisticated stylistics of drama has been a long time coming, and Dan
McIntyre's book sets the agenda. This book is significant for offering
principled solutions for narratology, for cognitive poetics, for literary
scholars and of course for advancing a poetics of drama. It will be
regarded by future stylisticians of theatre as a turning point in the field."
Peter Stockwell

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027233357
ISBN-13: 9789027233356
Pages: 203
Prices: U.S. $ 134
Europe EURO 99.00