Chapter 7. Narrative Transformations

  1. Conerly Casey and
  2. Robert B. Edgerton
  1. James M. Wilce Jr

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch8

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

How to Cite

Wilce, J. M. (2005) Narrative Transformations, in A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change (eds C. Casey and R. B. Edgerton), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225973

Online ISBN: 9780470996409

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Keywords:

  • narrative;
  • cultural globalization;
  • iranian shias;
  • reference;
  • aids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transformations in Face-to-Face Oral Genres: Lament

  • Bengal and the Impact of Colonial and Islamist Rationalisms

  • Shia Metanarrative Sensibilities: Performing Grief From Iran to Ladakh

  • How to Narrate the Change in Narrative?

  • Transformations in the Subject of Narratives: The Nation-state and Beyond

  • Media, language(s), and Narrative in Egypt

  • From Lament to “Speaking Bitterness”: Narrative Evolution Under Chinese Socialist Modernism

  • Radical Disruptions of Narrative: Truth-ing From Nowhere/Everywhere

  • Globalization and Shifts in What It Means to Speak from Some Place: Mediated Stories

  • No Time or Space for Stories: Biomedicine Exported

  • Literary Modernism, Madness, and Cultural Change

  • Transnationalism

  • Conclusion