The Politics of Storytelling - Violence, Transgression, and Intersubjectivity

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Hannah Arendt argued that the 'political' is best understood as a power relation between private and public realms, and that storytelling is a vital bridge between these realms - a site where individualised passions and shared views are contested and recombined.
In his book, Michael Jacksonexplores and expands Arendt's ideas through a cross-cultural analysis of storytelling that includes Kuranko stories from Sierra Leone, Aboriginal stories of the stolen generation, stories recounted before the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and stories of refugees, renegades, and war veterans. Focusing on the violent and volatile conditions under which stories are and are not told, and exploring the various ways in which narrative reworkings of reality enable people to symbolically alter subject-object relations, Jackson shows how storytelling may restore to the intersubjective fields of self and other, self and state, self and cosmos, the conditions of viable sociality. The book concludes in a reflexive vein, exploring the interface between public discourse and private experience.

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Forfatter: Michael Jackson
Sideantal: 320
Sprog: Engelsk
Originalsprog: Dansk
Produktvariant: Hæftet
Oplag: 1
Udgave: 1
Udgiver: Museum Tusculanum
Bredde: 153 mm
Højde: 228 mm
Dybde: 22 mm
Vægt: 570 g
Udgivelsesdato: 24 Apr 2002
Oplagsdato: 24 Apr 2002
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Engelsk

The Politics of Storytelling - Violence, Transgression, and Intersubjectivity Museum Tusculanum