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Narrative research has revived the psychological study of self and identity. Identity can only be constructed narratively, as a discourse about who one was, is, and expects (or hopes) to become. Identity must be understood as a process, a narrative performance in which the telling, the listener, and the context are of utmost significance. Life stories, like identity, may change over time. Questions about how identity is constructed by and represented in narrative form and what consistency may mean form the crux of this special issue on repeated narration. Jonathan Adler has organized a group of researchers who have pondered these questions to openly discuss their different approaches to analyzing the same narratives in a longitudinal study. They directly address the dilemmas of consistency and coherence in narrative and what these may mean for the understanding of stability and change in personal identity. Their contributions to this special issue offer creative and innovative ways to analyze and understand autobiographical narratives. They demonstrate the interpretive potential of narrative analysis. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved)