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Title Narrative and identity : studies in autobiography, self and culture / edited by Jens Brockmeier, Donal Carbaugh.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Company, 2001.


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Description 1 online resource (vi, 307 pages) : illustrations.
Series Studies in narrative ; v. 1
Studies in narrative ; v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Jens Brockmeier, Donal Carbaugh -- PART I. NARRATIVE AND SELF CONSTRUCTION: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES -- Self-making and world-making / Jerome Bruner -- Narrative: problems and promises of an alternative paradigm / Jens Brockmeier, Rom Harré -- Metaphysics and narrative: singularities and multiplicities of self / Rom Harré -- Narrative integrity: autobiographical identity and the meaning of the "good life" / Mark Freeman, Jens Brockmeier -- PART II. WORLDS OF IDENTITY: LIFE STORIES IN CULTURAL CONTEXT -- "People will come to you": Blackfeet narrative as a resource for contemporary living / Donal Carbaugh -- Narratives of national identity as group narratives: patterns of interpretive cognition / Carol Fleisher Feldman -- "You're marked": breast cancer, tattoo, and the narrative performance of identity / Kristin M. Langellier -- PART III. BETWEEN PAST AND PRESENT: AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY AND NARRATIVE IDENTITY -- Richard Wagner's creative vision at La Spezia: or The retrospective interpretation of experience in autobiographical memory as a function of an emerging identity / Jerome R. Sehulster -- Identity and narrative in Piaget's autobiographies / Jacques Vonèche -- From the end to the beginning: retropective teleology in autobiography / Jens Brockmeier -- CONCLUDING COMMENTARY -- From substance to story: narrative, identity, and the reconstruction of the self / Mark Freeman.
Summary How does narrative give shape and meaning to human life? And what special role do narratives play in identifying one as a person in the world? This book explores these questions from the vantage points of various human and cultural sciences, with special attention to the importance of narrative as expression of embodied experience, mode of communication, and form for understanding the world and ultimately ourselves. Presenting a variety of perspectives -- from narrative psychology and literary criticism, to discourse, communication and cultural theory -- these studies examine the intricacies of.
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Subject Autobiography.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Identity (Psychology)
Autobiography. (OCoLC)fst00822597
Identity (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst00966892
Narration (Rhetoric) (OCoLC)fst01032927
Added Author Brockmeier, Jens.
Carbaugh, Donal A.
Other Form: Print version: Narrative and identity. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2001 (DLC) 2001025604
ISBN 9789027298058 (electronic bk.)
902729805X (electronic bk.)
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