|08-07-2007, 10:46 PM||#1|
Join Date: May 2007
Location: South Wales, UK
Device: Sony PRS-500, PRS-505, Asus EEEpc 4G
Post, Emily: Etiquette, v.1, 08 Aug 2007
I was wandering about in Project Gutenberg and came across this strange book. It occurred to me that we have a lot of genres but nothing on manners.
I haven't read it but, judging from the passages that I skimmed when preparing it, I think that I would prefer to be a social recluse rather than leave visiting cards, pay afternoon calls etc.
However, if you wish to be excruciatingly polite this may be the book for you.
|08-07-2007, 11:21 PM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, iPad, nook STR
We're supposed to have manners? When did this happen?
|08-08-2007, 07:45 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Borja (Lima), Peru
Device: Pcktbk 360; Kindle Paperwhite (WiFi)/ Fire HD; nook STR & Col; KoboGlo
I'd like to see some of those hilarious Pat Boone books on dating that came out in the late 50s and early 60s.
...if they were available....social customs, etc.
Maybe there's something from the pioneer days...
|08-08-2007, 11:18 AM||#5|
Recovering Gadget Addict
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Device: Droid Charge, MacBook Air, Nook HD+
|08-08-2007, 05:08 PM||#6|
Minister of Linux
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Winter Haven, Florida, USA
Device: nook, T-Mobile MyTouch 3G Slide
Emily Post was the de facto etiquette book until Amy Vanderbilt started publishing the same. I think both books are still published in updated forms.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Poetry Dickinson, Emily: Poems - Three Series. Oct 22 2007.||carchase||Kindle Books||11||11-03-2008 10:16 AM|
|Reference Post, Emily: Etiquette, v.1, IMP, 22 Dec 2007||Patricia||IMP Books||0||12-21-2007 08:09 PM|
|Reference Post, Emily: Etiquette, v.1, 22 Dec 2007||Patricia||Kindle Books||0||12-21-2007 08:01 PM|
|Poetry Dickinson, Emily: Poems - Three Series. Oct 22 2007.||carchase||BBeB/LRF Books||1||10-22-2007 03:37 PM|
|Bronte, Emily: Wuthering Heights. 11 September 2007. HTML (PDA and iPhone-friendly)||andym||Other Books||0||09-11-2007 03:14 PM|