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Commentary on Peter Redman's 'The Narrative Formation of Identity Revisited: Narrative Construction, Agency and the Unconscious'
Peter Redman's article employs both Lacanian and Kleinian accounts of the subject to consider a particular aspect of the 'narrative formation of identity': the meaning which the telling of a story has for the narrator. While agreeing with Redman that narrative analysts have paid too little attention to the pleasure speakers can take in positioning themselves within their own stories, I propose an alternative interpretation of this identity work, based on a discursive approach.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2005 John Benjamins Publishing Company|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||Stephanie Taylor|
|Date Deposited:||27 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||30 Jan 2016 16:19|
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