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The presence of self

Author: R S Perinbanayagam
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.
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Drawing on ideas from Charles Sander Pierce, George Herbert Mead, Kenneth Burke and Mikhail Bakhtin, this work focuses on the centrality of the social act in describing and understanding the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R S Perinbanayagam
ISBN: 0847693856 9780847693856 0847693848 9780847693849
OCLC Number: 1015514929
Description: 304 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 I: Dialogic Processes Chapter 2 1 Dialogic Acts Chapter 3 2 Rhetoric and the Self Part 4 II: Identificatory Processes Chapter 5 3 Identity: The Continuity and Differentiation of Self Chapter 6 4 The Poetics of Identity Part 7 III: The Self in Action Chapter 8 5 Speaking of the Self Chapter 9 6 The Plays of the Self Chapter 10 Epilogue
Responsibility: R.S. Perinbanayagam.


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Perinbanayagam's work provides stimulating analyses of the ways and means the self is so constituted. Included in this account is a fascinating effort to show how rhetorical, theatrical, logical, and Read more...

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