Monday, June 27, 2022

pro-theatricality

 

... or at least, if not endorsing / encouraging, then at least accepting the existence and inevitability of theatricality as a social mechanism - putting on a front, impression management, role play, self-presentation etc - the dramaturgical analysis of the social everyday


one of a bunch of books (most of them  rather obscure / forgotten -  or from quite long ago, as in Goffman's case: 1959!) that had a large influence on S+A

i might do a series on these books, they deserve recirculation

pro-theatricality

  ... or at least, if not endorsing / encouraging, then at least accepting the existence and inevitability of theatricality as a social mech...