The Resource Gossip : the untrivial pursuit, Joseph Epstein

Gossip : the untrivial pursuit, Joseph Epstein

Label
Gossip : the untrivial pursuit
Title
Gossip
Title remainder
the untrivial pursuit
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Epstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A juicy, incisive exploration of gossip in all its forms--from celebrity rumors to literary "romans a clef," from personal sniping to political slander
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Epstein, Joseph
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1535.G6
LC item number
E67 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Gossip
Label
Gossip : the untrivial pursuit, Joseph Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-223) and index
Contents
Private gossip -- How it works -- Feasible, uncheckable, deeply damning -- When is it all right to gossip? -- In the know -- Great gossips of the western world I -- The truth defense -- The gossip transaction -- Need gossip be trivial? -- Pure speculation -- Public gossip -- Gossip goes public -- Gossip in center ring -- Shooting at celebrities -- Great gossips of the western world II -- Antedeluvian gossip -- Literary gossip -- Gay gossip -- Great gossips of the western world III -- Private becomes public -- Caught in the net -- Whores of information -- Snooping and scooping : great gossips of the western world IV -- Too much even of Kreplach
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780618721948
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010049804
System control number
  • 3953172-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3953172
  • (Sirsi) o692084778
  • (OCoLC)692084778
Label
Gossip : the untrivial pursuit, Joseph Epstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-223) and index
Contents
Private gossip -- How it works -- Feasible, uncheckable, deeply damning -- When is it all right to gossip? -- In the know -- Great gossips of the western world I -- The truth defense -- The gossip transaction -- Need gossip be trivial? -- Pure speculation -- Public gossip -- Gossip goes public -- Gossip in center ring -- Shooting at celebrities -- Great gossips of the western world II -- Antedeluvian gossip -- Literary gossip -- Gay gossip -- Great gossips of the western world III -- Private becomes public -- Caught in the net -- Whores of information -- Snooping and scooping : great gossips of the western world IV -- Too much even of Kreplach
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780618721948
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010049804
System control number
  • 3953172-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3953172
  • (Sirsi) o692084778
  • (OCoLC)692084778

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