The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Doubleday, 1959 - 255 páginas
A notable contribution to our understanding of ourselves, explores the realm of human behavior in social situations and the way that we appear to others. Dr. Goffman uses the metaphor of theatrical performance as framework Each person in everyday social intercourse presents himself and his activity to others , attempts to guide and control the impressions they form of him and employs certain techniques in order to sustain his performance, just as an actor presents a character to an audience. The discussions of these social techniques offered here are based upon detailed research and observation of social customs in many regions.
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I shall call "team collusion" any collusive communication which is carefully
conveyed in such a way as to cause no threat to the illusion that is being fostered
for the audience. One important kind of team collusion is found in the system of
We may label this activity "derisive collusion"; it typically involves a secret
derogation of the audience although sometimes conceptions of the audience
may be conveyed that are too complimentary to fit within the working consensus.
We have ...
One may find oneself in a dilemma as to whether to betray the object of the
requested collusion or to affront the person requesting the collusion. An example
is provided by Ivy Compton-Burnett, A Family and a Fortune (London: Eyre ...
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LibraryThing ReviewComentário do usuário - bokai - LibraryThing
The thesis of this little book came close to "No shit, Sherlock" territory for me. We perform our roles in life to convince the people around us that we are who we say we are. What makes the book ... Ler resenha completa
LibraryThing ReviewComentário do usuário - jorgearanda - LibraryThing
A generally engaging and broad exploration of the ways in which we attempt to define the situations we live in by how we present ourselves and by how we treat others' presentations of themselves to us. Ler resenha completa
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