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Friendship : an exposé / Joseph Epstein.

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Author/Creator:
Epstein, Joseph, 1937-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 270 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-258) and index.
Contents:
  • Foreword
  • A little taxonomy of friends
  • A charming gift for false intimacy
  • Best friends
  • The quickest way to kill friendships
  • Friends-who needs 'em?
  • An extremely sketchy history of friendship
  • Reciprocity, or is it obligation?
  • A friendship diary : adulation, stimulation, obligation
  • Pity is at the bottom of women
  • Boys will be boys
  • Petty details vs. eternal verities
  • Disparate friends
  • Cliques and clans and communities
  • Talking the talk
  • Techno-friendships
  • Friendship's new rival
  • Broken friendships
  • Friendlessness
  • Is there an art of friendship?
Subjects:
ISBN:
0618872159
9780618872152
0618341498
9780618341498

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