The Stories of Our Lives: Aging and Narrative

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Abstract

This chapter advances the view that life can be understood as the implicit composition and recomposition of an autobiography, and that aging can be seen as an ever-changing narrative perspective on the whole of life. Among the topics discussed are narrative in general, life story, autobiographical reflection, and narrative identity.

Keywords

Personal Identity Narrative Identity Fictional Narrative Narrative Perspective Principle Character 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhilosophyNew School for Social ResearchNew YorkUSA

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