Telling lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives

 

 
Story telling (Photo: cakei / photocase.de)Scientific interest in narratives has increased rapidly since the 1980s. Especially in historiography, people's subjective experiences of the world have become the focus of science since the postmodern decline in master narratives and the end of the Cold War, and are expected to add to expert discussions of the well-established sciences. At the same time, the methods of documenting discussions, narrative research as well as analysing narratives have been further developed.