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self-dramatisation

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  • There were rumours that he had shot a man, but given that he was very good at a form of subtle self-dramatisation, I am not sure now I believe them.

    Bosses I Have Known « Tales from the Reading Room

  • In depicting himself in such a melodramatic fashion, Bayard became not only the first photographer to take a self-portrait, but a pioneer of the kind of obsessive self-dramatisation that has come to define conceptual photography in recent times.

    Photography: self-portraits as an art form

  • I'm automatically suspicious of any urges to self-dramatisation in myself 1 and going on about something like a leg-break would have felt yes, I know self-dramatising.

    grahamsleight's Journal

  • ‘Virginia Cherrill is utterly charming,’ gushed one critic, ‘and takes unto herself a perfect genius for the absurd self-dramatisation which the part demands.’

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • I'm automatically suspicious of any urges to self-dramatisation in myself 1 and going on about something like a leg-break would have felt yes, I know self-dramatising.

    grahamsleight: One particular bit of thanks

  • Fan: I'm escaping my marketised, atomised identity through a unconscious act of self-dramatisation and constructing a new nexus of social relationships with my fellow consumers of the sporting experience.

    Comment Central - Times Online - WBLG:

  • Fan: I'm escaping my marketised, atomised identity through a unconscious act of self-dramatisation and constructing a new nexus of social relationships with my fellow consumers of the sporting experience.

    When philosophy and football collide

  • Fan: I'm escaping my marketised, atomised identity through a unconscious act of self-dramatisation and constructing a new nexus of social relationships with my fellow consumers of the sporting experience.

    Comment Central - Times Online - WBLG:

  • One does not desire that people should unduly indulge themselves in self-dramatisation.

    Where No Fear Was

  • Peter Mandelson's memoirs predictably fixate on gossip, intrigue, backbiting and self-dramatisation.

    New Statesman

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