The performance turn in narrative studies

The turn to performance re-situates narrative as an object of study: narrative is both a making and a doing

Eric E. Peterson; Kristin M. Langellier

2007

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  • The turn to performance re-situates narrative as an object of study: narrative is both a making and a doing
  • The performance turn emphasizes narrative embodied in communication practices, constrained by situational and material conditions, embedded in fields of discourse, and strategically distributed to reproduce and critique existing relations of power and knowledge

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