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The Resource Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford

Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford

Label
Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking
Title
Poison penmanship
Title remainder
the gentle art of muckraking
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Mitford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of 17 article from various newspapers and periodicals, written over 20 years, demonstrating the author's strategies of using humour to protest against what she perceived as wrongs committed by the funeral industry, restaurants, universities and correspondence schools, censors, and others
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitford, Jessica
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Journalism
Label
Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford
Instantiates
Publication
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 -- Trial by headline ; Comment -- St. Peter, don't you call me ; Comment -- Proceed with caution ; Comment -- You-all and non-you-all ; Comment -- Americans don't want fancy funerals -- My way of life since The American way of death -- "Something to offend everyone" ; Comment on three funeral pieces -- Don't call it syphilis ; Comment -- Maine chance diary ; Comment -- Let us now appraise famous writers ; Comment -- A talk with George Jackson ; Comment -- My short and happy life as a distinguished professor ; Comment -- The best of frenemies ; Comment -- Checks and balances at the sign of the dove -- The dove strikes back ; Comment on two "dove" pieces -- Waiting for O'Hara ; Comment -- Egyptomania ; Comment
Control code
4835378
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 277 pages
Isbn
9780394502601
Lccn
78020560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)164069
Label
Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford
Publication
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 -- Trial by headline ; Comment -- St. Peter, don't you call me ; Comment -- Proceed with caution ; Comment -- You-all and non-you-all ; Comment -- Americans don't want fancy funerals -- My way of life since The American way of death -- "Something to offend everyone" ; Comment on three funeral pieces -- Don't call it syphilis ; Comment -- Maine chance diary ; Comment -- Let us now appraise famous writers ; Comment -- A talk with George Jackson ; Comment -- My short and happy life as a distinguished professor ; Comment -- The best of frenemies ; Comment -- Checks and balances at the sign of the dove -- The dove strikes back ; Comment on two "dove" pieces -- Waiting for O'Hara ; Comment -- Egyptomania ; Comment
Control code
4835378
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 277 pages
Isbn
9780394502601
Lccn
78020560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)164069

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