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By Jane Collier,Katharine A. Craik

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ISBN-13: 9781103425440

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'Now the game begins!'

An Essay at the paintings of Ingeniously Tormenting is the 1st English publication at the craft of nagging. A bitingly humorous social satire, it's also an recommendation booklet, a guide of anti-etiquette, and a comedy of manners. Collier describes tools for 'teasing and mortifying' one's intimates and pals in various social events by way of making the most of their affections and goodwill. Written basically for other halves, moms, and the mistresses of servants, The paintings suggests
the problems ladies skilled exerting their impact in deepest and public existence - and the methods they bought around them. In anatomizing the paintings of emotional abuse Collier piques readers into acknowledging their very own faults, and persuades them that tormenting is an invaluable ability, at the same time she censures its effects.

The artwork presents a desirable glimpse into eighteenth-century lifestyle, the remedy of servants and dependants and the citing of youngsters, and is an exhilarating precursor to the paintings of Jane Austen.

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