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Great American Story

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ISBN-10: 383834409X

ISBN-13: 9783838344096

Edition: N/A

Authors: Caren Schnur Neile

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This study examines U.S cultural values through the lens of family storytelling. Through an examination of 53 family stories, it addresses: the role of family storytelling in the transmission of cultural values; the existence of shared American cultural archetypes, motifs and themes; the existence of shared national values and the role of storytelling in promoting peace. As dynamic folklore, family stories are ideal instruments with which to tease out deep-rooted values. Stories are rich repositories of cultural schemas, the bricolage of information and attitudes that form our identities. They are also repleted with symbols that reflect shared, unconscious understandings. Unlike many other…    
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 148
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.34" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English