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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50. 2 David Solomon, "Career Contingencies of Chicago Physicians" (
unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago,
1952), p. 74. front" to refer to the other items of expressive equipment,
To the degree that a performance highlights the common official values of the
society in which it occurs, we may look upon it, in the manner of Durkheim and
Radcliffe- Brown, as a ceremony— as an expressive rejuvenation and
reaffirmation of ...
In the case of some cultures foreign to us, we are ready to see a high degree of
expressive coherence. Granet, for example, suggests this of filial performances in
China: Their fine toilet is in itself a homage. Their good deportment will be ...
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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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