Category Archives: Narrative Methods

We Spend Our Years as a Tale That is Told

Insomnia takes me to interesting places. About a year ago I turned to the Bible – King James Version, on my Kindle, which actually lists “God” as the author. I started with the easy stuff: Mathew, Mark, Luke and John, … Continue reading

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“Dare to say I”

Heads up narrative researchers! Carol Swenson (professor emeritus, Simmons College) has delivered a compelling argument for allowing our selves to be present in our scholarly writing. Here’s the citation for her article: Swenson, C. (2012). Dare to say “I”: The … Continue reading

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Review: The Ethnographic I

Ellis, C. (2004). The Ethnographic I: A methodological novel about autoethnography. Walnut Creek: Alta Mira Press. I took up this book as part of my ongoing struggle to force my creative and scholarly selves to cohabit the same turf. As … Continue reading

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