Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Biographic-Narrative Research, Quo Vadis? A Critical Review of ‘Big Stories’ from the Perspective of ‘Small Stories’

By Michael Bamberg
Topics: BF
Publisher: University of Huddersfield
Year: 2006
OAI identifier:

Suggested articles


  1. (2003). A joint project against the backdrop of a research tradition: An introduction to ‘doing biographical research’, Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung, [on-line journal], 4(3), Art 18, Available at:
  2. (1968). Asylums. Essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates, doi
  3. (1981). Biography and society: The life history approach in the social sciences, doi
  4. (1998). Complaints about transgressions and misconduct, doi
  5. (2004). Considering counter narratives, in M. Bamberg and M. Andrews (eds) Considering counter narratives: Narrating, resisting, making sense (pp.351-371), doi
  6. (1977). Die Technik des narrativen Interviews doi
  7. (2006). Discourse and identity (pp.1-23), doi
  8. (2006). Discourse and identity,
  9. (1983). Documents of life, doi
  10. (1995). Erlebte und erzählte Lebensgeschichte. doi
  11. (1986). Ethnography as narrative, in V.W. Turner and E.M. Bruner (eds) The anthropology of experience (pp.139-155),
  12. (2006). Interviewing for life histories, lived situations and experience: the biographic-narrative interpretive method (BNIM). A short guide to BNIM interviewing and practice. doi
  13. (1980). Is there a text in this class? (Chapter 14: How to recognize a poem – When do you see one?” pp.322-337),
  14. (2005). It’s weird, I was so mad”: Developing discursive identity defenses in conversational “small” stories of adolescent boys,
  15. (1984). Kognitive Figuren des autobiographischen Stegreiferzählens,
  16. (2005). Master narrative, In doi
  17. (1997). Narrationsanalyse biographischer Selbstrepräsentation, doi
  18. (1967). Narrative analysis: Oral versions of personal experience, in J. Helm (ed) Essays on the verbal and visual arts (pp.12-44),
  19. (2004). Narrative discourse and identities, doi
  20. (1987). Narrative knowing and the human sciences, doi
  21. (2003). Narrative psychology and narrative analysis, in doi
  22. (1986). Narrative psychology: The storied nature of human conduct, doi
  23. (1980). Narrative versions, narrative theories, doi
  24. (2005). Qualitative interviews in psychology, doi
  25. (1996). Representing reality: Discourse, rhetoric and social construction, doi
  26. (2004). Same old story? On the interactional dynamics of shared narratives, doi
  27. (2001). Self-making and world-making, doi
  28. (2003). Self-making narratives, in R. Fivush and C.A. Haden (eds) Autobiographical memory and the construction of a narrative self (pp.209-225),
  29. (2005). Sociolinguistic approaches to narrative, in doi
  30. (1978). Story and discourse, doi
  31. (2005). Styling men and masculinities: Interactional and identity aspects at work, doi
  32. (2006). The narrated life story: on the interrelation between experience, memory and narration. This volume.
  33. (2006). The other side of the story: Towards a narrative analysis of narratives-in-interaction, doi
  34. (2001). The story of life history: Origins of the life history method in sociology, Identity: An doi
  35. (2000). The turn to biographical methods in social science, doi
  36. (2004). We are young, responsible, and male”: Form and function of ‘slut-bashing’ in the identity constructions in 15-year-old males. doi
  37. (1977). Zur Konstitution von Kommunikationsschemata der Sachverhaltsdarstellung,

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.