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The Storytelling Instinct in America

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers

The Storytelling Instinct in America

Taught by Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Storytelling can help us find meaning in chaos, foster empathy, and share lessons and values across generations. Look back into the past and see how oral and print cultures came in contact with each other in the Americas, creating a hybrid form of storytelling that continues into the present day.

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