The Drama of Social Life: A Dramaturgical Handbook

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Whatever else they may be doing, human beings are also and always expressing themselves whenever they are in the awareness of others. As such, the metaphor of life as theater - of people playing roles to audiences who review them and then coordinate further action - is an ancient idea that has been resurrected by social scientists as an organizing simile for the analysis and understanding of social life. The Drama of Social Life examines this dramaturgical approach to social life, bringing together the latest original work ...

The Drama of Social Life: A Dramaturgical Handbook 2013, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781409451907

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