Title

Poetry and Narrative as Qualitative Data: Explorations Into Existential Theory

Publication Date

5-1-2007

Document Type

Article

Abstract

This article explores existential principles through autoethnographic poetry and narrative reflections. The use of poetry and narrative as tools in qualitative research is explored. Poetry and narratives are shown to be valuable tools for presenting people’s lived experiences of complex existential principles and processes. The us e of poetry and narrative in this research is positioned within the traditions of expressive arts and postmodern research methods.

Publication Title

Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology

Volume

7

Issue

1

First Page

1

Last Page

9

DOI

10.1080/20797222.2007.11433939

Version

open access