Chapter 14. Breeding and Reading: Chesterfieldian Civility in the Early Republic

  1. Shirley Samuels
  1. Christopher Lukasik

Published Online: 3 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch15

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

How to Cite

Lukasik, C. (2004) Breeding and Reading: Chesterfieldian Civility in the Early Republic, in A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 (ed S. Samuels), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631234227

Online ISBN: 9780470999219

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Keywords:

  • chesterfieldian civility;
  • early american republic;
  • discourse of politeness;
  • middle-class identity;
  • democratization of genteel culture