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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think of him as a loyal, well-disciplined performer. Secondly, there are often
moments backstage when the performers will have to sustain one another's
morale and maintain the impression that the show that is about to be presented
will go ...
Graduates of the same household, the same professional school, the same
penitentiary, the same public school, or the same small town provide clear
examples. When "old boys" meet, it may be difficult to sustain backstage
horseplay and the ...
types of false figures involves use of real techniques— the same techniques by
which everyday persons sustain their real social situations. Those who conduct
face to face interaction on a theater's stage must meet the key requirement of real
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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