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Description - Making Stories by Jerome S. Bruner

Stories pervade our daily lives, from human interest news items, to a business strategy described to a colleague, to daydreams between chores. Stories are what we use to make sense of the world. But how does this work? In "Making Stories", psychologist Jerome Bruner examines this pervasive human habit and suggests new and deeper ways to think about how we use stories to make sense of lives and the great moral and psychological problems that animate them. Looking at legal cases and autobiography as well as literature, Bruner warns us not to be seduced by overly tidy stories and shows how doubt and double meaning can lie beneath the most seemingly simple cases.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674010994
ISBN-10: 067401099X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 6mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jerome S. Bruner

Jerome Bruner is University Professor at New York University and the author of many books, including Acts of Meaning; On Knowing; The Process of Education; and Toward a Theory of Instruction (all published by Harvard).

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