This is a socio-linguistic study of how people create and exchange coherent oral life stories. It claims that such stories serve a number of psychological and social purposes, including the development and expression of a sense of self and the definition of relationships and group memberships.
Paperback / softback
Oxford University Press Inc
216 x 140 x 17
Professional & Scholarly
Linde, Charlotte (Director, Director, Institute for Research on Learning, Palo Alto, California)