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Narratives from the Crib: With a New Foreword by Emily Oster, the Child in the Crib / Edition 1
     

Narratives from the Crib: With a New Foreword by Emily Oster, the Child in the Crib / Edition 1

by Katherine Nelson, Emily Oster
 

ISBN-10: 0674023633

ISBN-13: 9780674023635

Pub. Date: 09/30/2006

Publisher: Harvard

This classic psychological case study focuses on one talkative child's emerging ability to use language, her capacity for understanding, for imagining, and for making inferences and solving problems. In wide-ranging essays, scholars offer multifaceted linguistic and psychological analyses of two-year-old Emily's bedtime conversations with her parents and pre-sleep

Overview

This classic psychological case study focuses on one talkative child's emerging ability to use language, her capacity for understanding, for imagining, and for making inferences and solving problems. In wide-ranging essays, scholars offer multifaceted linguistic and psychological analyses of two-year-old Emily's bedtime conversations with her parents and pre-sleep monologues, taped over a fifteen-month period. In a foreword written for this new edition, Emily, now an adult, reflects on the experience of having been a research subject without knowing it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674023635
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
09/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Monologues in the Crib
Katherine Nelson

Part I: Constructing a World

1. Monologue as Representation of Real-Life Experience
Katherine Nelson

2. Monologue as Narrative Recreation of the World
Jerome Bruner and Joan Lucariello

3. Monologue as Problem-Solving Narrative
Carol Fleisher Feldman

Part II: Constructing a Language

4. Monologue as Development of the Text-Forming Function of Language
Elena Levy

5. Monologue as a Speech Genre
Julie Gerhardt

6. Monologue as Reenvoicement of Dialogue
John Dore

Part III: Constructing a Self

7. Monologue, Dialogue, and Regulation
Rita Watson

8. Monologue as the Linguistic Construction of Self in Time
Katherine Nelson

9. Crib Monologues from a Psychoanalytic Perspective
Daniel N. Stern

Notes

References

Contributors

Index

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