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dc.contributor.authorOró Piqueras, Maricel
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-15T17:51:38Z
dc.date.available2016-02-15T17:51:38Z
dc.date.issued2015-01-01
dc.identifier.issn1576-6357
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10459.1/55717
dc.description.abstractThis article analyses two novels by contemporary British author Penelope Lively by focusing on a recurrent topic in Lively's fiction: the interrelation between memory and narrative in order to make sense of lived time as opposed to chronological time. In Lively's The Photograph (2003) and How It All Began (2011), two apparently insignificant episodes force the two main characters, Glyn and Charlotte respectively, to revise their memories as well as life stories when entering their old age. Revising their life narratives by going back to their memories and making sense of their present situations proves to be a rewarding exercise which helps both protagonists to be ready to step into a new life stage. On the other hand, the narrative of each of the novels is constructed through the voices of those family members and friends who are part of Glyn's and Charlotte's past and present, and who contribute to add information to the respective revision processes of the protagonists, showing that time and memory, as well as narrative, are subjective constructed categories.
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherUniversidad de La Rioja
dc.relation.isformatofReproducció del document publicat a: https://publicaciones.unirioja.es/ojs/index.php/jes/article/view/2826
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of English Studies, 2015, vol. 12, p. 113-125
dc.rightscc-by-nc-nd (c) Oró, 2015
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/deed.es_ES
dc.subjectliteratura anglesa contemporànea
dc.subjectestudis d'envelliment
dc.subjectgerontologia literaria
dc.subject.classificationLiteratura anglesa
dc.subject.classificationGerontologia
dc.subject.classificationEnvelliment
dc.subject.otherEnglish literature
dc.subject.otherGerontology
dc.subject.otherAging
dc.titleTowards old age through memory and narrative in Penelope Lively's 'The photograph' and 'How it all began'
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.date.updated2016-02-15T17:51:39Z
dc.identifier.idgrec022985
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