The presence of self / R.S. Perinbanayagam.

Drawing on ideas from Charles Sanders Peirce, George Herbert Mead, Kenneth Burke, and Mikhail Bakhtin, this work focuses on the centrality of the social act in describing and understanding the beingness of the human individual, situating such acts in dialogic and rhetorical processes. Such processes...

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Main Author: Perinbanayagam, R. S., 1934-
Format: Electronic
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Dialogic Processes. 1. Dialogic Acts. 2. Rhetoric and the Self
  • II. ldentificatory Processes. 3. Identity: The Continuity and Differentiation of Self. 4. The Poetics of Identity
  • III. The Self in Action. 5. Speaking of the Self. 6. The Plays of the Self.