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Narrative Imagination and Everyday Life
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Narrative Imagination and Everyday Life

Molly Andrews

Abstract

This book explores how stories and imagination come together in our daily lives, influencing our thoughts not only about what we see and do, but also our contemplation of what is possible and its limitations. Beginning with the premise that stories are central to the way in which individuals and communities negotiate their identities, the book examines different ‘ordinary’ settings in which we construct who we are, and who we are not—central problems of everyday life. Combining scholarly research with personal experience, this book examines the critical role of imagination in how we accomplish ... More

Keywords: political narratives, imagination, everyday life, possible lives, stories, constructions of the other

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199812394
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812394.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Molly Andrews, author
University of East London

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