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Gentlefolk in the making

studies in the history of English courtesy literature and related topics from 1531 to 1774

by John Edward Mason

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Etiquette -- England -- History.,
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Courtesy books -- England -- History.,
    • England -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] John E. Mason.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBJ1547 .M3 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 393 p.
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076972M
      LC Control Number74120648

        In , author Holbrook Jackson published a small book of aphorisms under the (mildly pretentious) title Platitudes in the Making: Precepts and Advices for Gentlefolk and gave a copy to his friend G.K. Chesterton. Chesterton, it seems, sat down with the book – and a green pencil – and wrote a response to each saying in the book. Joyce Hemlow, "Fanny Burney and the Courtesy Books," PMLA 65 (): See Goldberg, Sex and Enlightenment, , for a discussion of the relationships between conduct books and the novel. John E. Mason, Gentlefolk in the Making (; reprint, New York: Octagon Press, ), develops the idea that a work of conduct literatureCited by:

      John E. Mason’s useful Gentlefolk in the Making: Studies in the History of English Courtesy Literature and Related Topics (). Rich in data, Mason’s archival survey nonetheless resembles the instructional manuals it discusses. Mason sets out to illuminate “the theory and practice of English gentlefolk” to better explain “the meaning and origin of good manners” (2), . Gentlefolk in the Making. Studies in the History of English Courtesy Literature and Related Topics from William John Phillips: Cornelius Weygandt: France on Byron: Thomas Clark Pollock: Arthur Hobson Quinn: The Philadelphia Theatre in the Eighteenth Century: Newell Zheller Sawyer: Cornelius Weygandt.

      The Newberry has an extraordinary and wide-ranging children’s book collection dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. The collection includes fiction, folklore, classical literature, music, poetry, children's textbooks, primers, and geographies, as well as secondary literature such as literary criticism, bibliographies, and biographical resources. Gentlefolk definition: people regarded as being of good breeding | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.


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Gentlefolk in the Making Book Description: A detailed compilation of books on polite conduct from Elyot's The Governour to Chesterfield's Letters, with.

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John Mason’s Gentlefolk in the Making () provides a comprehensive account of English courtesy works during their extended heyday from Thomas Elyot’s The Governour () to Lord Chesterfield’s Letters to His Son (). His study, although thorough, makes no attempt to place the courtesy literature discussed in a larger social context.

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Define gentlefolk. gentlefolk synonyms, gentlefolk pronunciation, gentlefolk translation, English dictionary definition of gentlefolk. also gentlefolks pl.n.

Persons of good family and relatively high station. or pl n people regarded as being of. 14 Surveys of the textual material on gentility are available in: Brauer, George C.

Jr, The education of a gentleman: theories of gentlemanly education in England, – (New York, ), and Mason, J. E., Gentlefolk in the making: studies in the history of English courtesy literature and related topics from to (Philadelphia, ).Cited by: 5 J.

Mason, Gentlefolk in the Making: Studies in the History of English Courtesy Literature and Related Topics from to (Philadelphia, ), pp.

–20, ; see also, George C. Brauer, The Education of a Gentleman: Theories of Gentlemanly Education In England, –(New York, ), pp. 61–2: ‘For the eighteenth-century.

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A Conservative Revolution: Elizabeth I and the Making of Religious and Rhetorical Truth. Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Vol. 10, Issue. 1, p. Mason, John E., Gentlefolk in the Making, Philadelphia, Cited by: pedagogical side of the courtesy book, while historians of education such as Woodward, Brauer, Charlton, and Rothblatt all have used material from courtesy writers extensively.

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