Chapter 8. The Death of the Narrator

  1. Brian Hurwitz1,
  2. Trisha Greenhalgh2 and
  3. Vieda Skultans3
  1. Catherine Belling

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch9

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

How to Cite

Belling, C. (2004) The Death of the Narrator, in Narrative Research in Health and Illness (eds B. Hurwitz, T. Greenhalgh and V. Skultans), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine and the Arts, Department of English, King's College London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Primary Health Care, University College London, UK

  3. 3

    Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917928

Online ISBN: 9780470755167

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Keywords:

  • narrator;
  • challenges;
  • fear;
  • identity;
  • human life

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Narrative and identity in the closing chapter

  • Authoring the end: suicide and advance directives