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Experience the birth of the modern novel, or compare the development of language using dictionaries and grammar discourses. Burnet, Gilbert, Wogan, Colbert, W. Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum Publication year: Publication type: Book. Format: x x 19 mm; g; full colour ill. Price excl.
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Price incl. In no other genre has the vitality of classical tradition manifested itself in such a lasting and versatile manner as in the novel. However, this unifying, centripetal quality also worked in an opposite direction, spreading to and contaminating future literatures. Over the centuries, from Antiquity to the present time there have been many authors who drew inspiration from the Greek and Roman novels or used them as models, from Cervantes to Shakespeare, Sydney or Racine, not to mention the profound influence these texts exercised on, for instance, sixteenth-to eighteenth-century Italian, Portuguese and Spanish literature.
To judge from the publication dates, the great heydays of etiquette books came in the Gilded Age and again after the two wars. Leaving aside waves of immigration and social climbing, etc.
By any rational standard, Jane Austen's characters had nothing to do; yet no one has ever put in a more hectic day, writing letters, deciding who should pay the first visit, sneering. And how long? It doesn't look as if that kind of leisure is going to come back, though we may get another kind, which will breed its own etiquette.
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Who will write the first novel of manners about welfare? The need to live and trade with strangers has forced it on us, and Americans are often surprised, in contrast, by the gut rudeness of Europeans. The American alertness to manners can still produce at least one sort of novel—the novel of bad manners.
Remember: it wasn't just that you could have whatever you chose, good or bad; you had to have none and the right kind of none. Soandso wouldn't wash the dishes and laughed at exorcisms.
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Meanwhile back to Amy Vanderbilt. It turns out that sex in college can be cured by a mature approach, while snooping which means reading over someone's shoulder! The only relationships we want from Miss Post are the grueling ones between knife and fork, glove and mustache. We want to know that Mrs.
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Rittenhouse lives, materializing majestically at weddings and funerals, telling us, like Ecclesiastes, when and how long to weep. Such people are inured to loving or hating, but not to the neutral condition known as politeness. We cannot make do forever with novels about hospitals, where everyone dresses alike and politeness is unknown. The mannerspeople will be back, in who knows what hideous form.
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Meanwhile a greedy writer looking for subject matter might consider Post's and Vanderbilt's sales and be wise.
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