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ERIC Number: EJ258648
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
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"The Time of My Life:" Functions of Time in Oral History.
Portelli, Alessandro
International Journal of Oral History, v2 n3 p162-80 Nov 1981
Explores the factors causing variations in the perception and description of time in oral storytelling. Time factors are altered by the storyteller's memory patterns, the personal, collective and institutional contexts of the event, the significance of similar events, the perceived duration of the event, and the process of collecting and transcribing the stories. (AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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