Hypocrisy and the politics of politeness : manners and morals from Locke to Austen /

Jenny Davidson considers the arguments that define hypocrisy as a moral and political virtue in its own right. She shows that these were arguments that thrived in eighteenth-century Britain's culture of politeness. Davidson examines the attitude of such writers as Locke and Austen towards hypoc...

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Main Author: Davidson, Jenny.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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