December 1999
Estudios Sobre las Culturas Contemporáneas;dic1999, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p95
Academic Journal
A methodological reflection based on oral history methods, specifically with the technique of life history, from which arises a proposal for analysis. The author draws upon an empirical work to stress the importance of knowing and interpret the signs of identity present in the narrative discourse found within life histories. It recovers the relation established between the trajectory lived by narrators and the form in which their own narrative is structured, giving rise to a complex dialectical exercise. Draws upon the empirical research conducted with Spaniard immigrant families in Sao Paulo.


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