Narrative and Identity
Studies in Autobiography, Self and CultureUnknown - 2001
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.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2001.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 307 pages) : illustrations.