By Sujatha Fernandes
In Curated Stories, Sujatha Fernandes considers the increase of storytelling along the wider shift to neoliberal, free-market economies to argue that tales were reconfigured to advertise entrepreneurial self-making and restructured as simply digestible soundbites mobilized towards utilitarian ends. Fernandes roams the globe and returns with tales from the Afghan Women's Writing undertaking, the household employee and undocumented scholar legislative campaigns within the usa, and the Misión Cultura undertaking in Venezuela. She indicates how the stipulations less than which tales are advised, the tropes in which they're narrated, and the ways that they're spoke back to may very well cover the deeper contexts of world inequality. Curated tales shift the focal point clear of structural difficulties and defuse the confrontational politics of social movements.
Not only a serious exam of latest use of narrative and its wider influence on our collective figuring out of urgent social concerns, Curated Stories additionally explores how storytelling may be reclaimed to permit for the complexity of expertise to be expressed in pursuit of transformative social change.
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Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling (Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics) by Sujatha Fernandes