Table of contents for Snobbery : the American version / Joseph Epstein.


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Contents

Preface xi
Part One
 1. It Takes One to Know One 3
 2. What Is a Snob? 13
 3. How Snobbery Works 20
 4. The Democratic Snob 28
 5. Snob-Jobbery 38
 6. O WASP, Where Is Thy Sting-a-Ling 47
 7. Class (All but) Dismissed 62
 8. Such Good Taste 73
 9. In the Snob-Free Zone 83
10. The High, Fine Nuttiness of Status 91
Part Two
11. To You, I Give My Heart, Invidia 103
12. A Son at Tufts, a Daughter at Taffeta 115
13. Dear Old Yarvton 121
14. Unclubbable 133
15. Intellectual Snobbery, or The (Million or So) Happy Few 142
16. The Snob in Politics 153
17. Fags and Yids 162
18. The Same New Thing 172
19. Names Away! 184
20. The Celebrity Iceberg 194
21. Anglo-, Franco-, and Other Oddphilias 203
22. Setting the Snob's Table 215
23. The Art of With-It-ry 227

Coda: A Grave but Localized Disease 241
	
A Bibliographical Note 255
Index 259

Social status United States, Snobs and snobbishness United States