Both interest in and understanding of narrative analysis had developed rapidly in recent years and is now a mainstream element of research across many disciplines. In the groundbreaking Telling Lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives, the author illustrates as many facets as possible of the stories people tell about their lives. She demonstrates

chapter |8 pages


chapter 1|13 pages

Time and plot

chapter 2|6 pages

Vicarious experience

chapter 3|8 pages

Telling stories

chapter 4|11 pages

The body, the brain, and experience

chapter 5|7 pages


chapter 6|8 pages

Early interactions

chapter 7|12 pages

Narrative competence

chapter 8|12 pages

The narrative interview

chapter 10|15 pages

Cultural identity

chapter 11|12 pages

Personal identity

chapter 12|13 pages

Active citizenship and biographical learning