On Life-Narrative

Sharifah Sophia, Wan Ahmad (2013) On Life-Narrative. [Working Paper]

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Abstract

This essay takes issue with the assumption of autonomy current to the thinking on autobiography. It explores the approaches at looking into autobiography and asks how these approaches perpetuated the myth of an autonomous author. As an alternative, a sociological approach is presented as it undermines this liberal fiction. Although the paper does not provide an answer related to autonomy, it hopes that it can at least raise a question about the epistemological problem associated with libertarian concepts such as freedom and agency

Item Type: Working Paper
Additional Information: FSS Working Paper Series No. 58 May 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords: narrative, University Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, IPTA, education, kuching, samarahan, sarawak, malaysia, universiti, university
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 29 May 2014 06:30
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2020 03:23
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/3056

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