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.
Resultados 1-3 de 39
Presumably he intracepts or incorporates the standards he attempts to maintain
in the presence of others so that his conscience requires him to act in a socially
proper way. It will have been necessary for the individual in his performing ...
heroic solidarity and will stick by each other's story no matter what atrocity it
covers up or how little chance there is of anyone believing it.19 It is apparent that
if performers are concerned with maintaining a line they will select as teammates
Chapter V COMMUNICATION OUT OF CHARACTER When two teams present
themselves to each other for purposes of interaction, the members of each team
tend to maintain the line that they are what they claim to be; they tend to stay in ...
O que estão dizendo - Escrever uma resenha
Avaliações de usuários
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
Outras edições - Visualizar todos
Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity
Visualização parcial - 1999