Making Stories

Making Stories

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Stories pervade our daily lives, from human interest news items, to a business strategy described to a colleague, to daydreams between chores. Stories are what we use to make sense of the world. But how does this work? In Making Stories, the eminent psychologist Jerome Bruner examines this pervasive human habit and suggests new and deeper ways to think about how we use stories to make sense of lives and the great moral and psychological problems that animate them. Looking at legal cases and autobiography as well as literature, Bruner warns us not to be seduced by overly tidy stories and shows how doubt and double meaning can lie beneath the most seemingly simple case.Law, Literature, Life Jerome Seymour Bruner. excellent bibliographical essay on this early work, along with a list of references full enough to gladden a doctoral studenta#39;s heart. It is worth reading. ... Landmark books, like landmark decisions in the world of law, often provide useful dates for reckoning change. The book in the anbsp;...

Title:Making Stories
Author:Jerome Seymour Bruner
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2003


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