The reflexive interview and a performative social science

Norman K. Denzin

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The reflexive interview is located within the structures of the cinematic-interview society. The concepts of performance interview, narrative collage, postmodern interview, performative writing and ethnodrama are developed. The work of Anna Deavere Smith is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-46
Number of pages24
JournalQualitative Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2001


  • interview society
  • narrative collage
  • performance writing
  • reflexive interview

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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