This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative character in early childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, midlife, and old age. Read together, the chapters form a comprehensive description of narrativeas origins in childhood conversations and the multiple uses that narrative is used as lives unfold over developmental and historical time. A touchstone text in human development, it is a way for psychologists to rethink their approach to development through the lens of a narrative perspective that is sensitive to interpretation and context in human lives. This is the 145th volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.Like the genre that he called the personal narrative, stories of personal experience are self-constructions told in the first ... The classic paper on stories of personal experience was written by sociolinguists William Labov and Joshua Waletzkyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Course|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2014-09-25|