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Hypocrisy and the politics of politeness

manners and morals from Locke to Austen

by Jenny Davidson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Ethics,
    • Locke, John, 1632-1704 -- Ethics,
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • Courtesy in literature,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century,
    • Moral conditions in literature,
    • Etiquette in literature,
    • Hypocrisy in literature,
    • Ethics in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-229) and index.

      StatementJenny Davidson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR448.C7 D38 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. ;
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3692545M
      ISBN 100521835232
      LC Control Number2003065201

      This chapter explores the more manipulative and self-interested uses of affiliative politeness among Cicero's correspondents. It suggests that at times it is difficult for us to distinguish between hypocritically fawning remarks (blanditiae) and conventionally supportive polite fictions. The contextual cues on which Cicero would have based his own judgements are often unavailable to the modern. Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Letters Jon Hall. Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Letters examines the political and personal negotiations that Cicero undertakes in the letters exchanged with other powerful men of the Late Roman Republic, such as Caesar, Pompey and Mark Antony. Drawing upon sociolinguistic theories of politeness, the book explores the distinctive conventions of.

      During the last fifteen years, existing models of linguistic politeness have generated a huge amount of empirical research. Using a wide range of data from real-life speech situations, this new introduction to politeness breaks away from the limitations of current models and argues that the proper object of study in politeness theory must be commonsense notions of what politeness and.   besprechungen Jenny D a v i d s o n. Hypocrisy and the Politics of Politeness: Manners and Morals from Locke to Austen. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, , x + pp., £ The book under review here traces a process of cultural revaluation in the course of which, in the eighteenth century, the notion of hypocrisy was freed from the odium of being a serious flaw or even a vice and .

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