The Goffman Reader
July 1997, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: The Production of Self.
Part II: The Nature of Social Life.
Part III: The Confined Self.
Part IV: Frames and the Organization of Experience.
Bibliography: Erving Goffmans Writings Bibliography: Secondary Literature.
Ann Branaman teaches at Pennsylvania State University where she is completing her doctoral studies in sociology and philosophy.
* Extremely thorough and analytical introduction written by the editors Charles Lemert and Ann Branaman.
* Presents Goffman's work from a critical perspective to reflect the controversial nature of his work.
"As readers go, this one, like the genius it celebrates, is truly something special." Charles Edgley, Oklahoma State University