The Book of Snobs
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The Book of Snobs

By William Makepeace Thackeray
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Book Description

Thackeray originated the modern meaning of the word snob" in a series of essays for Punch magazine, the British humor periodical. Those essays are collected in this volume. With the organizational drive of a naturalist, Thackeray classifies the varied manifestations of snobbery in society many of which remain all too common today.

Table of Contents
  • THE BOOK OF SNOBS
  • PREFATORY REMARKS
  • CHAPTER I—THE SNOB PLAYFULLY DEALT WITH
  • CHAPTER II—THE SNOB ROYAL
  • CHAPTER III—THE INFLUENCE OF THE ARISTOCRACY ON SNOBS
  • CHAPTER IV—THE COURT CIRCULAR, AND ITS INFLUENCE ON SNOBS
  • CHAPTER V—WHAT SNOBS ADMIRE
  • CHAPTER VI—ON SOME RESPECTABLE SNOBS
  • CHAPTER VII—ON SOME RESPECTABLE SNOBS
  • CHAPTER VIII—GREAT CITY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER IX—ON SOME MILITARY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER X—MILITARY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XI—ON CLERICAL SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XII—ON CLERICAL SNOBS AND SNOBBISHNESS
  • CHAPTER XIII—ON CLERICAL SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XIV—ON UNIVERSITY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XV—ON UNIVERSITY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XVI—ON LITERARY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XVII—A LITTLE ABOUT IRISH SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XVIII—PARTY-GIVING SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XIX—DINING-OUT SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XX—DINNER-GIVING SNOBS FURTHER CONSIDERED
  • CHAPTER XXI—SOME CONTINENTAL SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXII—CONTINENTAL SNOBBERY CONTINUED
  • CHAPTER XXIII—ENGLISH SNOBS ON THE CONTINENT
  • CHAPTER XXIV—ON SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXV—A VISIT TO SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXVI—ON SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXVII—A VISIT TO SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • Notes.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII—ON SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXIX—A VISIT TO SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXX—ON SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXXI—A VISIT TO SOME COUNTRY SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXXII—SNOBBIUM GATHERUM
  • CHAPTER XXXIII—SNOBS AND MARRIAGE
  • CHAPTER XXXIV—SNOBS AND MARRIAGE
  • CHAPTER XXXV—SNOBS AND MARRIAGE
  • CHAPTER XXXVI—SNOBS AND MARRIAGE
  • CHAPTER XXXVII—CLUB SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII—CLUB SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XXXIX—CLUB SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XL—CLUB SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XLI—CLUB SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XLII—CLUB SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XLIII—CLUB SNOBS
  • CHAPTER XLIV—CLUB SNOBS
  • CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS ON SNOBS
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