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metanarrative

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

meta- +‎ narrative

NounEdit

metanarrative (plural metanarratives)

  1. A narrative about narratives of historical meaning, experience or knowledge; a grand story that is self-legitimizing.

ReferencesEdit

Lyotard,Jean-Francois. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. Theory and History of Literature,. 10, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984.