Napredna pretraga

Pregled bibliografske jedinice broj: 506764

Pričanja o neobičnim iskustvima iz djetinjstva i procesi ontogeneze

Marković, Jelena
Pričanja o neobičnim iskustvima iz djetinjstva i procesi ontogeneze // Studia mythologica Slavica, 14 (2011), 125-141 (podatak o recenziji nije dostupan, članak, znanstveni)

Pričanja o neobičnim iskustvima iz djetinjstva i procesi ontogeneze
(Storytelling about unusual childhood experiences and processes of ontogenesis)

Marković, Jelena

Studia mythologica Slavica (1408-6271) 14 (2011); 125-141

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Pričanja o djetinjstvu; osobne pripovijesti; memorati; fabulati; negativne predaje; ontogeneza
(Storytelling about childhood; personal narrative; memorate; fabulate; negative legends; ontogenesis)

The article focused on stories told by children and adults about unusual childhood experiences, such as, for instance, encounters or “encounters” with Santa Claus, fairies, aliens, strange sounds, people or phenomena. The texts traditionally used to define genres determined the very concepts they served to define. But this research into storytelling about childhood produced a collection of texts which is different from standard folklore collections. What makes it different is the fact that there was no intention of collecting examples of traditional genres. This collection of oral narratives is based on conversations and life itself. There is yet another difference. The intention was to examine storytelling about childhood (dealing with an unusual childhood event) by taking into account various other ways in which the story might have been told and observe it with regard to an individual’s life cycle, processes of ontogenesis, and the transmission of the story in the family and “small” groups. Thus, depending on an individual’s life cycle, genres may undergo dramatic and varied changes. Note that we are not dealing with pseudofolklore ; rather, we are trying to overcome a methodological inadequacy: our inability to follow a person around with a tape-recorder all their life, recording the life of a story. This line of thought shows that it is sometimes impossible to take “natural” narratives from everyday situations and fit them into “unnatural” genre categories. It also illustrates that an existing classification of oral narratives may impose limits on us when dealing with everyday life – by focusing on the classification we pay insufficient attention to life as the context of the narrative, concentrating instead on petrified narratives within the context of a particular performance. In this article the author adopted this alternative perspective, and compared storytelling about childhood with some traditional narratives, basing the comparison on certain characteristics of etic genres, including their communicative, narrative, semantic and epistemological features. Storytelling about childhood was primarily observed as a practice and not a form. In the article the author suggested that the original story told by a child or a story about childhood, must be seen from the point of view of the process of growing up, of the life cycle, and not as a recorded petrified narrative within the context of a particular performance.

Izvorni jezik

Znanstvena područja
Etnologija i antropologija


Projekt / tema
189-1890666-0665 - GENOLOŠKI ASPEKTI USMENE I PUČKE TRADICIJE (Ljiljana Marks, )

Institut za etnologiju i folkloristiku, Zagreb

Autor s matičnim brojem:
Jelena Marković, (266362)