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Published: 20 September 2018

424 Pages


ISBN: 9780190913625

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Beyond the Archive

Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Jens Brockmeier

Explorations in Narrative Psychology

  • Offers a new social and cultural vision of autobiographical remembering and forgetting in which humans' unique neurocognitive capacity of narrative meaning-making plays a central role
  • Combines perspectives from the neurosciences, memory, and narrative psychology with insights from social and cultural memory studies
  • Explores how human subjects make sense of their experiences and memories, and how they do this within a variety of cultural worlds
  • Draws on and aligns itself with the project of narrative medicine

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