Re: [xmca] Narrative introducing of

From: David Preiss (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2007 - 15:36:28 PST

Have you seen the last book by Bruner entitled Making Stories. It is
short, readable and a very good introduction.
If not there is a volume entitled autobiographical memory and the
construction of a narrative self by Fivush at LEA that might suit
your needs.

On Jan 3, 2007, at 8:21 PM, Mike Cole wrote:

> Hi All-- I have pestered people on this list a lot to get a way to
> introduce
> students BRIEFLY to writing about narrative for a Comm class (not a
> psych
> or education class). I have found the bruner "two kinds of thought"
> article
> too dense for my students once JSB moves from his sketch of
> paradigmatic
> thought into narrative because the allusions and references are too
> arcane.
> But I have come across H. P. Abbot, The cambridge introduction to
> narrative
> which has an excellent set of intro chapters that are brief and
> more or less
> readable. The rest of the book looks interesting but I go in a
> different
> direction
> in the course so can't say how others might use it.
> Thanks for your patience.
> Fyi
> mike
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