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An experimental and conceptual exploration of the utility of the dramaturgical analogy

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In Chapter One, the dramaturgical analogy, whereby theatre is compared with social life, is described and its relevance to the study of social interaction processes asserted. The analogy may be used simply as an analytic tool or as a possible representation of the phenomenology of social interaction. In this thesis the former approach is defended, but the defence itself requires acknowledgement that people may on occasion view their behaviour in terms which apparently draw on dramat...

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University of Oxford
This thesis was digitised thanks to the generosity of Dr Leonard Polonsky More from this funder
Publication date:
1974
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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polonsky:3:2

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