Narrative Inquiry

Allyssa McCabe | University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Associate Editor
Masahiko Minami | San Francisco State University

Narrative Inquiry is devoted to providing a forum for theoretical, empirical, and methodological work on narrative. Articles appearing in Narrative Inquiry draw upon a variety of approaches and methodologies in the study of narrative as a way to give contour to experience, tradition, and values to next generations. Particular emphasis is placed on theoretical approaches to narrative and the analysis of narratives in human interaction, including those practiced by researchers in psychology, linguistics and related disciplines.

Narrative Inquiry is the continuation of the Journal of Narrative and Life History, originally published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Narrative Inquiry publishes its articles Online First.

ISSN: 1387-6740 | E-ISSN: 1569-9935
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Latest articles

27 February 2023

  • Cindy Weinstein Bruce L. Miller . 2021.
    Reviewed by Krista L. Harrison
  • 24 February 2023

  • Lilla Farmasi . 2023. Narrative, perception, and the embodied mind: Towards a neuro-narratology
    Reviewed by Fang Wang
  • 6 February 2023

  • Marina Lambrou (editor). 2021. Narrative Retellings: Narrative Approaches
    Reviewed by Shaoliang Yang
  • 31 January 2023

  • Memory is an interpretive action
    Brian Schiff
  • 19 January 2023

  • Abstraction in storytelling
    Stephen Pihlaja
  • Narrative processing and the forms and functions of aggressive behavior : Exploring the roles of physiological reactivity and gender
    Qingfang Song , Maria Lent , Dianna Murray-Close , Tong Suo Qi Wang
  • 22 November 2022

  • “Our nights do not belong to us” : An analysis of narratives about camp and post-camp dreams of former prisoners of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau
    Weronika Wosińska Wanda Zagórska
  • 18 November 2022

  • “By whom was I left behind?” : Identity struggles in the narratives of Chinese leftover women (sheng nü)
    Yang Yang
  • Ahmed S. Elimam Alysia S. Fletcher . 2022. The Qur’an, Translation and the Media: A Narrative Account
    Reviewed by Mehrdad Vasheghani Farahani Malek Al Refaai
  • 17 October 2022

  • Flashbulb memories : An interdisciplinary research programme
    Astrid Erll William Hirst
  • 13 October 2022

  • Marina Lambrou (editor). 2021. Narrative Retellings: Narrative Approaches
    Reviewed by Shaoliang Yang
  • 25 July 2022

  • The psychophysiology of narrating distressing experiences
    Monisha Pasupathi , Cecilia Wainryb , Stacia Bourne Cade Mansfield | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 123–152
  • 30 June 2022

  • Storytalk and complex constructions of nonhuman agency : An interview-based investigation
    Heidi Toivonen Marco Caracciolo | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 61–90
  • 14 June 2022

  • Editorial
    Allyssa McCabe Dorien Van De Mieroop | NI 32:2 (2022) pp. 245–248
  • 9 May 2022

  • Psychologizing childhood in the reality show Biggest Loser : Temporal ordering and narrating a fat identity
    Magnus Kilger | NI 33:1 (2023) p. 91
  • 19 April 2022

  • Implicit narratives and narrative agency : Evaluating pandemic storytelling
    Hanna Meretoja
  • 25 March 2022

  • Culture and storytelling in literature
    Qi Wang Jenny Chun-I Yang | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 112–122
  • Alice Bell , Sam Browse , Alison Gibbons David Peplow (eds.). 2021. Style and Reader Response: Minds, Media, Methods
    Reviewed by Chloe Harrison | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 254–257
  • 10 March 2022

  • Older adults’ conversations and the emergence of “narrative crystals” : A new approach to frequently told stories
    Annette Gerstenberg Heidi E. Hamilton | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 27–60
  • 24 February 2022

  • Sharing ‘memories’ on Instagram : A narrative approach to the performance of remembered experience by young women online
    Taylor Annabell
  • 23 December 2021

  • Migrant doctors’ narratives about patients : A study of professional identity in Chile and Hong Kong
    Mariana Lazzaro-Salazar Olga Zayts | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 153–175
  • Incremental validity of narrative identity in predicting psychological well-being : A replication and extension in Korean adults
    Sun W. Park , Soul Kim , Hyun Moon Hyunjin Cha | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 176–191
  • 30 November 2021

  • When it’s “now or never” : Multimodal practices for managing opportunities to initiate other-repair in collaborative storytelling
    Ignacio Satti | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 222–253
  • 25 November 2021

  • The other-granted self of Korean “comfort women” : Analyzing interview narratives of Korean women coerced into the Japanese military’s sexual slavery during World War II
    Hanwool Choe | NI 33:1 (2023) pp. 192–221
  • 18 November 2021

  • Storying selves and others at work : Story ownership, tellership and functions of narratives in a workplace domain
    Małgorzata Chałupnik | NI 32:1 (2022) pp. 66–85
  • 9 November 2021

  • Narratives as social practice in organisational contexts
    Dorien Van De Mieroop , Jonathan Clifton Stephanie Schnurr | NI 32:1 (2022) pp. 1–8
  • 4 November 2021

  • Cultural memories and their re-actualizations : A narrative perspective
    Thomas Van de Putte
  • 29 October 2021

  • Ta as an emergent language practice of audience design in CMC
    Kerry Sluchinski
  • 14 October 2021

  • Employable identities : Social and cultural capital in the narratives of former refugees
    Emily Greenbank
  • Jennifer Andrus . 2021. Narratives of Domestic Violence: Policing, Identity, and Indexicality
    Reviewed by Sabina M. Perrino | NI 32:2 (2022) pp. 460–464
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