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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.
Autobiography.
First person narrative.
Alt Name Chamberlain, Mary, 1947-
Thompson, Paul, 1935-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 201 pages)
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.
Summary Narrative and Genre presents exciting new debates in an emerging field, where international academics from a plethora of disciplines examine the conventions and restrictions of language and genre and how they influence our communication.
Note English.
ISBN 0585447934 (electronic bk.)
9780585447933 (electronic bk.)
0203442334 (electronic bk.)
9780203442333 (electronic bk.)
1280057378
9781280057373
0415151988 (Cloth)
9780415151986
1134745044
9781134745043
1134745052
9781134745050
ISBN/ISSN ebc178623
OCLC # 52425217
Additional Format Print version: Narrative and genre. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998 0415151988 (DLC) 97013178 (OCoLC)37917245



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