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The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure, Catherine Blyth

Label
The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure
Title
The art of conversation
Title remainder
a guided tour of a neglected pleasure
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Blyth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A wide-ranging, exhortatory look at the pleasures of great conversation, including strategies for how to bring it about, from the witty pen of an Englishwoman wise in its ways
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
395.5/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
BJ2121
LC item number
.B59 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure, Catherine Blyth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-288)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: We need to talk (or for the busy reader, the concise manifesto) -- Hello : on conversation's casting couch -- Small talk, big deal? : on striking up a tune -- Pay heed : on the acrobatics of attention -- The rest is silence : on not speaking -- Fit subjects : on topics in search of good homes -- Into the groove : on steering controls -- Do go on : on wrangling boredom -- Wit to woo : on humor as social engineering -- How to tell a good lie : on the detection of untruths -- Pillow talk : on the languages of love -- The fine art of flattery : on love in measured doses -- Shop talk : on conversation as work -- Choppy waters : on navigating difficult conversation -- Shut-up shop : on how to wage a word war -- Are you receiving me? : on stitching conversation into your life
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781592404193
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008024276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn232357980
  • 490402
Label
The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure, Catherine Blyth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-288)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: We need to talk (or for the busy reader, the concise manifesto) -- Hello : on conversation's casting couch -- Small talk, big deal? : on striking up a tune -- Pay heed : on the acrobatics of attention -- The rest is silence : on not speaking -- Fit subjects : on topics in search of good homes -- Into the groove : on steering controls -- Do go on : on wrangling boredom -- Wit to woo : on humor as social engineering -- How to tell a good lie : on the detection of untruths -- Pillow talk : on the languages of love -- The fine art of flattery : on love in measured doses -- Shop talk : on conversation as work -- Choppy waters : on navigating difficult conversation -- Shut-up shop : on how to wage a word war -- Are you receiving me? : on stitching conversation into your life
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781592404193
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008024276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn232357980
  • 490402

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