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The Resource To the letter : a celebration of the lost art of letter writing, Simon Garfield

To the letter : a celebration of the lost art of letter writing, Simon Garfield

Label
To the letter : a celebration of the lost art of letter writing
Title
To the letter
Title remainder
a celebration of the lost art of letter writing
Statement of responsibility
Simon Garfield
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An ode to the dwindling art of letter writing explores its potential salvation in the digital age, chronicling the history of letter writing as reflected by love letters, chain mail, and business correspondence, while surveying the role that letters have played as literary devices
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garfield, Simon
Dewey number
808.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1483
LC item number
.G37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Letter writing
  • Interpersonal communication
Label
To the letter : a celebration of the lost art of letter writing, Simon Garfield
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 446-449) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The magic of letters -- From Vindolanda, Greetings -- The consolations of Cicero, Seneca and Pliny the Younger -- Love in its earliest forms -- How to write the perfect letter, Part 1 -- Neither snow nor rain nor the flatness of Norfolk -- How to write the perfect letter, Part 2 -- Letters for sale -- Why Jane Austen's letters are so dull (and other postal problems solved) -- A letter feels like immortality -- How to write the perfect letter, Part 3 -- More letters for sale -- Love in its later forms -- The modern master -- Inbox -- Epilogue: Dear reader
Control code
ocn828888745
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
464 pages
Isbn
9781592408351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)828888745
Label
To the letter : a celebration of the lost art of letter writing, Simon Garfield
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 446-449) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The magic of letters -- From Vindolanda, Greetings -- The consolations of Cicero, Seneca and Pliny the Younger -- Love in its earliest forms -- How to write the perfect letter, Part 1 -- Neither snow nor rain nor the flatness of Norfolk -- How to write the perfect letter, Part 2 -- Letters for sale -- Why Jane Austen's letters are so dull (and other postal problems solved) -- A letter feels like immortality -- How to write the perfect letter, Part 3 -- More letters for sale -- Love in its later forms -- The modern master -- Inbox -- Epilogue: Dear reader
Control code
ocn828888745
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
464 pages
Isbn
9781592408351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)828888745

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