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Title Narrative and genre / edited by Mary Chamberlain and Paul Thompson.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.

Series Routledge studies in memory and narrative ; 1
Routledge studies in memory and narrative ; 1.
Subject Oral history.
First person narrative.
Alt Name Chamberlain, Mary, 1947-
Thompson, Paul, 1935-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 201 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : genre and narrative in life stories / Mary Chamberlain and Paul Thompson -- Oral history as genre / Alessandro Portelli -- Silences : the case of a psychiatric hospital / Diana Gittens -- A Brazilian worker's autobiography in an unexpected form : interweaving the interview and the novel / José Sérgio Leite Lopes and Rosilene Alvim -- Family fables / Chris Mann -- Anecdote as narrative resource in working-class life stories : parody, dramatization and sequence / T.G. Ashplant -- My life as consumer : narratives from the world of goods / Orvar Löfgren -- Distant homes, our genre : recognizing Chinese lives as an anthropologist / Stephan Feuchtwang -- The oral history interview in a cross-cultural setting : an analysis of its linguistic, social and ideological structure / Yvette J. Kopijn -- In the archive, in the field : what kind of document is an 'oral history'? / Kathryn Marie Dudley -- Sharing and reshaping life stories : problems and potential in archiving narratives / Paul Thompson -- Raphael Samuel : an appreciation / Jerry White.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585447934 (electronic bk.)
9780585447933 (electronic bk.)
0203442334 (electronic bk.)
9780203442333 (electronic bk.)
0415151988 (Cloth)
OCLC # 52425217
Additional Format Print version: Narrative and genre. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998 0415151988 (DLC) 97013178 (OCoLC)37917245

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