Review of Storytelling in Daily Life: Performing Narrative by Langellier and Peterson

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Abstract

Purpose - This review seeks to evaluate the book Storytelling in Daily Life by Langellier and Peterson. Design/methodology/approach - This book presents an analysis of storytelling as a communication practice. The authors analyze stories collected from the field to show how they conform to and resist common understandings of what storytelling is, does, and means. Findings - This review finds that the book will be engaging for communications scholars and others interested in critical theoretical approaches to storytelling. Originality/value - Provides a synopsis of the theoretical approach, topics, and audience for this book, pointing out its value for those interested in academic approaches to storytelling.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-174
Number of pages2
JournalOn the Horizon
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 13 2006

Keywords

  • Family
  • Narratives
  • Storytelling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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