Narrative, Identity, and the City: Filipino Stories of Dislocation and Relocation

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Raul P. Lejano offers a boldly original synthesis of narratology, psychology, and human geography. This helps him articulate his two main insights: that our identity as individuals, though not completely determined by sociocultural factors, nevertheless profoundly reflects our embeddedness in particular places; and that the way we think of, or would like to think of, our own identity is most readily captured in the stories we tell about ourselves. Most revealing of all, he suggests, are our stories about coming to grips ...

Narrative, Identity, and the City: Filipino Stories of Dislocation and Relocation 2018, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam/Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9789027200495

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