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Sticks and stones : the philosophy of insults / Jerome Neu.

Neu, Jerome (Author).
Book Book (2008.)
Description: xi, 292 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: Oxford, Oxon, NY ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2008.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
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  • ISBN: 019531431X (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195314311 (alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-280) and index.
Contents: On feeling insulted -- Honor : slaps and swords -- Insult in play and ritual -- Assault from the rear -- The language of abuse -- Insult in the law : fighting words, obscenity, and hate speech -- Insult in the law : libel and slander -- Insult in the law : blasphemy -- Insult humor -- To understand all is to forgive all--or is it?
Subject: Invective
Citation: Neu, Jerome. "Sticks and stones : the philosophy of insults." Oxford, Oxon, NY ; Oxford University Press, 2008.
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