Persona and Performance: The Meaning of Role in Drama, Therapy, and Everyday Life

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The metaphor linking the world with the stage is one that has captured the imagination of philosophers, poets, and social scientists for centuries. Shakespeare, calling all the world a stage, described it best hundreds of years ago; now, in Persona and Performance, Robert J. Landy takes this concept a step further. He shows that drama is not only a metaphor for everyday life, it actually provides a means of self-examination and life enhancement. Encompassing the full range of human experience, role allows us to ...

Persona and Performance: The Meaning of Role in Drama, Therapy, and Everyday Life 1993, Guilford Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780898620238

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