Galateo; or, the Rules of Polite Behavior

Valutazione media 3,38
( su 124 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780226010977: Galateo; or, the Rules of Polite Behavior

"Since it is the case that you are now just beginning that journey that I have for the most part as you see completed, that is, the one through mortal life, and loving you so very much as I do, I have proposed to myself - as one who has been many places - to show you those places in life where, walking through them, I fear you could easily either fall or take the wrong direction." So begins "Galateo", a treatise on polite behavior written by Giovanni Della Casa (1503-56) for the benefit of his nephew, a young Florentine destined for greatness. In the voice of a cranky yet genial old uncle, Della Casa offers the distillation of what he has learned over a lifetime of public service as diplomat and papal nuncio. As relevant today as it was in Renaissance Italy, Galateo deals with subjects as varied as dress codes, charming conversation and off-color jokes, eating habits and hairstyles, and literary language. In its time, Galateo circulated as widely as Machiavelli's Prince and Castiglione's "Book of the Courtier". Mirroring what Machiavelli did for promoting political behavior, and what Castiglione did for behavior at court, Della Casa here creates a picture of the refined man caught in a world in which embarrassment and vulgarity prevail. Less a treatise promoting courtly values or a manual of savior faire, it is rather a meditation on conformity and the law, on perfection and rules, but also an exasperated-often theatrical-reaction to the diverse ways in which people make fools of themselves in everyday social situations. With renewed interest in etiquette and polite behavior growing both inside and outside the academy, the time is right for a new, definitive edition of this book. More than a mere etiquette book, this restored edition will be entertaining (and even useful) for anyone making their way in modern civilized and polite society, and a subtle gift for the rude neighbor, the thoughtless dinner guest, or the friend or relative in need of a refresher on proper behavior.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Giovanni Della Casa
Editore: University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of Chicago press. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 022601097X

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,98
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,24
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Giovanni Della Casa
Editore: University of Chicago Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Quantità: 2
Da
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of Chicago Press, 2013. HRD. Condizione libro: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IB-9780226010977

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,88
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

IEEE Signal Processing Society, and Rusnak, M F (Editor)
Editore: University of Chicago Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Prima edizione Quantità: 1
Da
The First Edition
(Delaware, OH, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of Chicago Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. First edition. New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 144 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Codice libro della libreria 692671

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,95
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Giovanni Della Casa
Editore: The University of Chicago Press, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro The University of Chicago Press, United States, 2013. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. 184 x 134 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Since it is the case that you are now just beginning that journey that I have for the most part as you see completed, that is, the one through mortal life, and loving you so very much as I do, I have proposed to myself - as one who has been many places - to show you those places in life where, walking through them, I fear you could easily either fall or take the wrong direction. So begins Galateo , a treatise on polite behavior written by Giovanni Della Casa (1503-56) for the benefit of his nephew, a young Florentine destined for greatness. In the voice of a cranky yet genial old uncle, Della Casa offers the distillation of what he has learned over a lifetime of public service as diplomat and papal nuncio. As relevant today as it was in Renaissance Italy, Galateo deals with subjects as varied as dress codes, charming conversation and off-color jokes, eating habits and hairstyles, and literary language. In its time, Galateo circulated as widely as Machiavelli s Prince and Castiglione s Book of the Courtier . Mirroring what Machiavelli did for promoting political behavior, and what Castiglione did for behavior at court, Della Casa here creates a picture of the refined man caught in a world in which embarrassment and vulgarity prevail. Less a treatise promoting courtly values or a manual of savior faire, it is rather a meditation on conformity and the law, on perfection and rules, but also an exasperated-often theatrical-reaction to the diverse ways in which people make fools of themselves in everyday social situations. With renewed interest in etiquette and polite behavior growing both inside and outside the academy, the time is right for a new, definitive edition of this book. More than a mere etiquette book, this restored edition will be entertaining (and even useful) for anyone making their way in modern civilized and polite society, and a subtle gift for the rude neighbor, the thoughtless dinner guest, or the friend or relative in need of a refresher on proper behavior. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780226010977

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,72
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Giovanni Della Casa
Editore: The University of Chicago Press, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro The University of Chicago Press, United States, 2013. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. 184 x 134 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Since it is the case that you are now just beginning that journey that I have for the most part as you see completed, that is, the one through mortal life, and loving you so very much as I do, I have proposed to myself - as one who has been many places - to show you those places in life where, walking through them, I fear you could easily either fall or take the wrong direction. So begins Galateo , a treatise on polite behavior written by Giovanni Della Casa (1503-56) for the benefit of his nephew, a young Florentine destined for greatness. In the voice of a cranky yet genial old uncle, Della Casa offers the distillation of what he has learned over a lifetime of public service as diplomat and papal nuncio. As relevant today as it was in Renaissance Italy, Galateo deals with subjects as varied as dress codes, charming conversation and off-color jokes, eating habits and hairstyles, and literary language. In its time, Galateo circulated as widely as Machiavelli s Prince and Castiglione s Book of the Courtier . Mirroring what Machiavelli did for promoting political behavior, and what Castiglione did for behavior at court, Della Casa here creates a picture of the refined man caught in a world in which embarrassment and vulgarity prevail. Less a treatise promoting courtly values or a manual of savior faire, it is rather a meditation on conformity and the law, on perfection and rules, but also an exasperated-often theatrical-reaction to the diverse ways in which people make fools of themselves in everyday social situations. With renewed interest in etiquette and polite behavior growing both inside and outside the academy, the time is right for a new, definitive edition of this book. More than a mere etiquette book, this restored edition will be entertaining (and even useful) for anyone making their way in modern civilized and polite society, and a subtle gift for the rude neighbor, the thoughtless dinner guest, or the friend or relative in need of a refresher on proper behavior. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780226010977

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,76
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Della Casa, Giovanni
Editore: University Of Chicago Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 2
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University Of Chicago Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 022601097X

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,98
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,77
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Della Casa, Giovanni
Editore: University Of Chicago Press
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 2
Da
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University Of Chicago Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 022601097X Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Codice libro della libreria 16250237

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,97
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Giovanni Della Casa
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 132mm x 18mm x 180mm. Hardcover. Since it is the case that you are now just beginning that journey that I have for the most part as you see completed, that is, the one through mortal life, and loving you so very much as I.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 144 pages. 0.236. Codice libro della libreria 9780226010977

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 16,92
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Giovanni Della Casa
Editore: University Of Chicago Press
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 5
Da
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University Of Chicago Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Hardcover. 144 pages. Dimensions: 7.2in. x 5.3in. x 0.7in.Since it is the case that you are now just beginning that journey that I have for the most part as you see completed, that is, the one through mortal life, and loving you so very much as I do, I have proposed to myselfas one who has been many placesto show you those places in life where, walking through them, I fear you could easily either fall or take the wrong direction. So begins Galateo, a treatise on polite behavior written by Giovanni Della Casa (150356) for the benefit of his nephew, a young Florentine destined for greatness. In the voice of a cranky yet genial old uncle, Della Casa offers the distillation of what he has learned over a lifetime of public service as diplomat and papal nuncio. As relevant today as it was in Renaissance Italy, Galateo deals with subjects as varied as dress codes, charming conversation and off-color jokes, eating habits and hairstyles, and literary language. In its time, Galateo circulated as widely as Machiavellis Prince and Castigliones Book of the Courtier. Mirroring what Machiavelli did for promoting political behavior, and what Castiglione did for behavior at court, Della Casa here creates a picture of the refined man caught in a world in which embarrassment and vulgarity prevail. Less a treatise promoting courtly values or a manual of savoir faire, it is rather a meditation on conformity and the law, on perfection and rules, but also an exasperatedoften theatricalreaction to the diverse ways in which people make fools of themselves in everyday social situations. With renewed interest in etiquette and polite behavior growing both inside and outside the academy, the time is right for a new, definitive edition of this book. More than a mere etiquette book, this restored edition will be entertaining (and even useful) for anyone making their way in modern civilized and polite society, and a subtle gift for the rude neighbor, the thoughtless dinner guest, or the friend or relative in need of a refresher on proper behavior. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Codice libro della libreria 9780226010977

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,84
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,66
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

GIOVANNI DELLA CASA
Editore: Univ of Chicago
ISBN 10: 022601097X ISBN 13: 9780226010977
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Univ of Chicago. Condizione libro: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Codice libro della libreria 2099921

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,07
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro