Narrative Inquiry

ORCID logoAllyssa 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

24 May 2024

  • Modus narrandi sceleris: Temporal shift in the crafting style of crime narratives
    Fabio Indìo Massimo Poppi
  • 26 April 2024

  • The structured narrative interview
    Sjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar , Floor Basten , Giti Taran , Ariadni Panagoulia , Gemma Coughlan Joana Duarte
  • 2 April 2024

  • Narratology, applied : The case of narrative criminology
    Lois Presser
  • 13 February 2024

  • Applying the approach of narrative agency : A dialogue between theory, reading group practices, and analysis of participants’ experiences
    Eevastiina Kinnunen , Hanna Meretoja Päivi Kosonen
  • 1 February 2024

  • Narratives of stressful and traumatic personal experience disclosed by students with mental health conditions in medical consultations
    Agnieszka Sowińska
  • 29 January 2024

  • Applying narratology to nursing practice : The case of intensive care patient diaries
    Cindie Aaen Maagaard Eva Ann Lærkner
  • 16 January 2024

  • Computational recognition of narratives : Applying narratological definitions to the analysis of political language use
    Mari Hatavara , Kirsi Sandberg , Mykola Andrushchenko , Sari Hälikkö , Jyrki Nummenmaa , Timo Nummenmaa , Jaakko Peltonen Matti Hyvärinen
  • Assessing coherence and fidelity : Credibility of COVID-19 narratives
    Mehmet Ali Üzelgün , Hossein Turner , Rahmi Oruç Goncagül Şahin
  • 10 November 2023

  • Love, actually : Cultural narratives expressed in emerging adults’ stories of romantic relationships
    Alaina Leverenz , Jennifer G. Bohanek Robyn Fivush
  • 3 November 2023

  • Hans J. Ladegaard . 2023. Migrant Workers’ Narratives of Return: Alienation and Identity Transformations
    Reviewed by Shenyan Zhou Yuanyuan Hu
  • 30 October 2023

  • Angus Fletcher . 2023. Storythinking: The New Science of Narrative Intelligence
    Reviewed by Norbert Francis
  • 25 August 2023

  • Introduction : Bringing memory studies and interactional narrative studies together
    Alma Jeftic , Thomas Van de Putte Johana Wyss | NI 33:2 (2023) pp. 259–268
  • 17 August 2023

  • Remembrance practices in the 21st century : Collective and individual memory on social media – the case of @eva.stories
    Alonit Berenson Inbar Ezra
  • 9 June 2023

  • Turning points as a tool in narrative research : A tentative typology as exemplified by a case on police identity
    Malin Wieslander Håkan Löfgren
  • 26 May 2023

  • Tom Vine Sarah Richards (eds.). 2022. Stories, Storytellers, and Storytelling
    Reviewed by Yuan Ping | NI 34:1 (2024) pp. 228–231
  • 10 May 2023

  • How Turkish citizens perceive Syrian refugees in Turkey : An agency and communion analysis
    Merve Armağan-Boğatekin Ivy K. Ho
  • 28 April 2023

  • Shifting discourses of togetherness and heroism in retold earthquake stories
    Hayden Blain Paul Millar
  • How do Mandarin-speaking children relate events in personal narratives?
    Fangfang Zhang , Yan Wang Allyssa McCabe
  • 27 February 2023

  • Cindy Weinstein Bruce L. Miller . 2021. Finding the Right Words: A Story of Literature, Grief, and the Brain
    Reviewed by Krista L. Harrison | NI 33:2 (2023) pp. 427–430
  • 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 | NI 33:2 (2023) pp. 269–287
  • 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
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    Molly Andrews | University of East London
    Alison L. Bailey | University of California, Los Angeles
    Liliana Cabral Bastos | Pontificia Universidad Catolica
    Chien-ju Chang | National Taiwan Normal University
    ORCID logoAnna De Fina | Georgetown University
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    ORCID logoMari Hatavara | Tampere University
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    ORCID logoFangfang Zhang | University of Massachusetts Lowell
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