Work of the Fellows: Monographs;

Gossip

Spacks, Patricia Meyer (Fellow, 1982-83; Fellow, 1988-89)

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985

From the publisher's description:

Explores the nature, morality, and aesthetics of gossip; examines gossip in history and the psychology of gossip; and analyzes gossip–as subject and literary technique–in plays, letters, biographies, and novels.


Subjects: Literature; Literary Criticism; History;; American Literature; English Literature; Gossip; Cultural History;