In his latest book, Writing Qualitative Inquiry: Self, Stories, and Academic Life, H. L Goodall effectively uses his unique narrative style to introduce readers to the life of writing qualitative inquiry with all of its joys and perils. He asks his readers to carefully attend to the contexts--both social and discursive--they select or in which they find themselves and to consider the consequences of these interesting juxtapositions. Goodall fills his tome with colourful, provocative stories; clear, concise guidance; and useful, methodological know-how; and entices us to enter this scholarly narrative writing world.
Narrative, Narrative Writing, Qualitative Inquiry, Qualitative Research
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Chenail, R. J. (2008). To thine own context be true, but be careful: A Review of H. L. Goodall, Jr.’s Writing Qualitative Inquiry: Self, Stories, and Academic Life. The Qualitative Report, 13(3), 13-17. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol13/iss3/13