This new English translation of Della Casa’s 1558 treatise on Renaissance politesse delights and informs with its enduring relevance – i.e., not clipping one’s nails at dinner - and its sharp commentary on conformity and societal laws.
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March 10: "The pen trembled in my hand. God alone knew what I was agreeing to and what rights I was signing away."
Anthony Marra and Justin St. Germain are the winners of the 2013 Discover Great New Writers awards.
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