Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
This is a summary of the key ideas of Goffman's seminal work on dramaturgy by Adam Barnhart. Barnhart examines central ideas of Goffman's theory of interpersonal interaction including dramatic realization, front and back stage, and impression management.
The Arts of Impression Management - Erving Goffman
This is a chapter from Erving Goffman's book, Presentation of Self in Everyday Life.
Front from Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Goffman explains the concept of "front" in this portion from Presentation of Self in Everyday Life.
This page from Brandeis University details biographical infomation about Goffman's life and work
Celebrting Erving Goffman
Eliot Freidson, eulogizing Goffman at a memorial service at the time of his death, highlights some of the main points in Goffman's work.
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