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Title: Rethinking Narrative Identity
Subtitle: Persona and Perspective
Edited By: Claudia Holler
Martin Klepper
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/sin.17
Series Title: Studies in Narrative 17
Description:

Why is it that we tend to think about our lives as stories? Why do we strive to create coherent narratives that reflect a particular perspective? What happens when we discover multiple, perhaps conflicting perspectives in our narratives? Following groundbreaking work in the study of narrative identity in the last 20 years, the scholars of this volume have expanded and merged their theories of narrative identity with new perspectives in fields such as narratology, literary theory, philosophy, cultural studies, psychology, sociology, gender studies and history. Their contributions focus on the significance of perspective in the formation of narrative identities, probing the stratagems and narrative means of individuals in testing out personae for themselves.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Ling & Literature
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027226570
Pages: 209
Prices: U.S. $ 135.00
U.K. £ 76.00
Europe EURO 95.40
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027272256
Pages: 209
Prices: U.S. $ 135.00
U.K. £ 76.00
Europe EURO 90.00