Seduction, Sharing Stories, and Borderlinking in Co-Constructed Narratives


  • Angie Voela University of East London
  • Cigdem Esin University of East London
  • Jennifer Achan Systemic Family Practitioner, London


co-constructed narratives, seduction, heterotopia, borderlinking, feminine subjectivity


Drawing on a co-constructed autobiographical narrative as our example, we explore the resonances of Catherine Kohler Reissman's concept of seduction with Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger's concept of matrixial borderlinking. Borderlinking between theoretical domains, rather than comparisons or juxtaposition, brings forth potentialities and expands the theorization of feminine subjectivities in much the same way as co-constructed narratives celebrate the we without obliterating the I.


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How to Cite

Voela, A., Esin, C., & Achan, J. (2021). Seduction, Sharing Stories, and Borderlinking in Co-Constructed Narratives. Narrative Works, 10, 39 – 49. Retrieved from