1 October 2017
The Dunkirk Stories
Dunkirk the film is the latest framing of a long-told story, writes Gary Sturgess. Human beings are coded for narrative: it is how we make sense of the world. The psychologist, Donald Polkinghorne argued that ‘the self is ultimately nothing but a dense constellation of interwoven narratives’—the stories we tell about ourselves, and the stories that others tell about us.