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Narrative Thought and Narrative Language
     

Narrative Thought and Narrative Language

by Bruce K. Britton
 

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Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and cognition. Using philosophical, linguistic, anthropological, and

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Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and cognition. Using philosophical, linguistic, anthropological, and psychological perspectives on narrative, the contributors provide a definitive, highly diversified portrait of human cognition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317785866
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/25/2014
Series:
Cog Studies Grp of the Inst for Behavioral Research at UGA
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
286
File size:
2 MB

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