Narrating the future in Siberia childhood, adolescence and autobiography among young Eveny /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Ulturgasheva, Olga.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Future autobiographies and their spaces
  • Research in the field: introducing case studies
  • Contact for case studies and sampling
  • Gender and kinship
  • Age cohorts
  • Oral and written
  • Narrative and 'future autobiography'
  • Eveny childhood and adolescence
  • Djuluchen : the composition of child and adolescent personhood
  • Childhood and narrative
  • Coming of age
  • Forest and village
  • Forest and village in local cosmologies of movement
  • The social world of the forest
  • The village : social context today
  • Complexities of engagement with antagonistic spaces
  • Three future autobiographies
  • The story of Tonya, a forest girl
  • The stories of village adolescents : Vera and Grisha
  • Vera
  • Grisha
  • Reindeer and child in the forest chronotope
  • Reindeer as a nonhuman component of child personhood
  • Reindeer as child : Tonya on learning and teaching
  • The forest chronotope in narrative
  • The village as domain of unhappiness : broken families and the curse of the Gulag
  • Wandering spirits of the dead and the curse of the Gulag
  • Unhappy families : children's futures and parents' pasts
  • Cosmologies of the future in the shadow of djuluchen
  • Personhood : hero and shaman
  • Time : cycles with and without destination
  • 'Future autobiography' as an activator of djuluchen.