Role-play and self-portrayal in Thomas More's 'A dialogue of comfort against tribulations'

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Abstract

Discusses the self-likedness presented by Thomas More throughout his 'A Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation.' Implications of role-play in the text; More's fascination with what he perceived to be the theatricality of human experience; Consideration of how selection, interplay and performance of role form a strategy of self-presentation; More's unveiling of his text's artificiality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)457-470
Number of pages14
JournalChristianity and literature
Volume52
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • role-playing
  • self-perception

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