[Reading] ➿ The Social Calendar Author Anna Sproule – Dcrjservices.co.uk

[Reading] ➿ The Social Calendar Author Anna Sproule – Dcrjservices.co.uk chapter 1 The Social Calendar, meaning The Social Calendar, genre The Social Calendar, book cover The Social Calendar, flies The Social Calendar, The Social Calendar d5568c7277748 This Book Is Not Merely A Description Of The Annual Round Of Events For The Victorians And Edwardians, It Analyzes The Rules, Showing For Instance, How The Card And Call Routine Served As A Check On New Entrants To Society How The Glamour Of Presentation At Court Helped To Launch The Debutante Onto The Marriage Market, And How The Rich Elaborate Dinner Parties Represented For Their Hosts A Pinnacle Not Of Culinary But Of Social Achievement With Wit, Sproule Accounts A Sparkling Era With A Shrewd Analysis Of Its Social Structure To Produce One Of The Most Readable Books On British Society


10 thoughts on “The Social Calendar

  1. says:

    An indepth account of the social lives of Victorian Society, written in 1977 The book includes some invaluable tidbits about social niceties of the time, including the correct way to hold one s train and a few of the unwritten rules of the Hunt It is, however, exasperatingly short, especially since the entire last chapter is the author s rambling thoughts on whether Society as the Victorians knew it can survive into the 1980s I d recommend this to anyone whose interest was piqued by Trollop An indepth account of the social lives of Victorian Society, written in 1977 The book includes some invaluable tidbits about social niceties of the time, including the correct way to hold one s train and a few of the unwritten rules of the Hunt It is, however, exasperatingly short, especially since the entire last chapter is the author s rambling thoughts on whether Society as the Victorians knew it can survive into the 1980s I d recommend this to anyone whose interest was piqued by Trollope, Collins, etc and wants to knowabout the period


  2. says:

    This book focused mostly on the Victorian and Edwardian eras and the very structured events that defined their social world and how this was used to both control everyone in it and limit who could join in.The writing was mostly accessible, once in awhile it did sort of descend into long and fairly boring lists but for the most part if was an entertaining look at a world that still influences ours to a small degree in terms of scheduled events and going somewhere to see and be seen, irregardless This book focused mostly on the Victorian and Edwardian eras and the very structured events that defined their social world and how this was used to both control everyone in it and limit who could join in.The writing was mostly accessible, once in awhile it did sort of descend into long and fairly boring lists but for the most part if was an entertaining look at a world that still influences ours to a small degree in terms of scheduled events and going somewhere to see and be seen, irregardless of what the event is