This satire offers an update of Jane Collier’s “An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting,” an instruction manual for sadists. It includes. An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting by Jane. Collier (review). Melvyn New. The Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats, Volume 40, Numbers , Autumn. Wickedly funny and bitingly satirical, The Art is a comedy of manners that gives insights into eighteenth-century behavior as well as the timeless art of emotional .

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An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting – Broadview Press

I bought this book initially as a joke for my girlfriend who laughed once at the title and handed it back to me so it’s not usually the sort of inggeniously I snuggle up with. But sadism ingeniouslj neither exclusively male nor female, and while we might well Very witty but also very verbose. To wives, she tells them to “Be out of humour when your husband brings company home: Written primarily for wives, mothers, and the mistresses of servants, it suggests the difficulties women experienced exerting their influence in private and public life–and the ways they got round them.


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Those fond of Austen’s pin-sharp and eloquent wit will find Collier’s whimsy rather amusing. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through thee with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The chapters about tormenting those you have power over servants, children, husbands, porters, ect really did not sit well with me as there is something particularly perverse about exploiting those who depend on you.

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