The Resource An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting, Jane Collier ; edited with an introduction and notes by Katherine A. Craik

An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting, Jane Collier ; edited with an introduction and notes by Katherine A. Craik

Label
An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting
Title
An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting
Statement of responsibility
Jane Collier ; edited with an introduction and notes by Katherine A. Craik
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting is the first English book on the craft of nagging. A bitingly funny social satire, it is also an advice book, a handbook of anti-etiquette, and a comedy of manners. The Art provides a fascinating glimpse into eighteenth-century daily life, the treatment of servants and dependants and the bringing up of children, and is a thrilling precursor to the art of Jane Austen. - ;'Now the sport begins!'. An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting is the first English book on the craft of nagging. A bitingly funny social satire, it is also an advice book, a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
824/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.W6
LC item number
C65 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
Label
An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting, Jane Collier ; edited with an introduction and notes by Katherine A. Craik
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xl-xliii)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Jane Collier; AN ESSAY ON THE ART OF INGENIOUSLY TORMENTING; Advertisement to the Reader; AN ESSAY ON THE ART OF TORMENTING; Part the First; I. Instructions to Masters and Mistresses, concerning their Servants; II. To the Patronesses of an Humble Companion; III. To Parents; IV. To the Husband; Part the Second; I. To Lovers; II. To the Wife; III. To the Friend; IV. To your Good Sort of People; being an appendage to the foregoing chapter; General Rules for plaguing all your acquaintance
  • with the description of a party of pleasureConclusion of the Essay; A Fable; Explanatory Notes
Control code
ocn170420057
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlv, 111 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191517167
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35741417
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)170420057
  • pebcs019151716X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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