Re: goffman

Herb Huston (
6 Sep 1996 22:10:34 -0400

In article <>,
Martin <> wrote:
}I am interested in every kind of information on Erving Goffman,
}especially his " presentation of the self ... " ...

_Behavior in Public Places_, 1963.
_Interaction Ritual_, 1967.
_The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life_, 1969.
_Relations in Public_, 1971.

These books are described as presenting "an inspired analysis of the micro-
dramas of day-to-day living" and Goffman himself as "the most original
anthropologist of his generation, who turned his back on traditional
studies among remote tribes to look closely at people in his own, North
American culture..."

Sadly he died in 1982 at the age of 60 after major surgery.

-- Herb Huston