Gossip: the untrivial pursuit

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From critic Joseph Epstein comes a dishy, incisive exploration of gossip-from celebrity rumors to literary romans a clef, personal sniping to political slander.
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subject_facet General, Gossip, Social science. -- Popular Culture
table_of_contents Private gossip -- How it works -- Feasible, uncheckable, deeply damning -- When is it all right to gossip? -- In the know -- Great gossips of the western world I -- The truth defense -- The gossip transaction -- Need gossip be trivial? -- Pure speculation -- Public gossip -- Gossip goes public -- Gossip in center ring -- Shooting at celebrities -- Great gossips of the western world II -- Antedeluvian gossip -- Literary gossip -- Gay gossip -- Great gossips of the western world III -- Private into public -- Caught in the net -- Whores of information -- Snooping and scooping : great gossips of the western world IV -- Too much even of Kreplach.
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title Gossip : the untrivial pursuit
title_display Gossip : the untrivial pursuit
title_full Gossip : the untrivial pursuit / Joseph Epstein, Gossip The Untrivial Pursuit, Gossip [electronic resource] : the untrivial pursuit / Joseph Epstein, Gossip [sound recording] : the untrivial pursuit / Joseph Epstein
title_short Gossip :
title_sort gossip the untrivial pursuit
title_sub the untrivial pursuit
topic Nonfiction, Sociology
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