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Shrinking violets : the secret life of shyness / Joe Moran.

By: Moran, Joe, 1970-
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 272 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780300222821; 0300222823Other title: Secret life of shynessSubject(s): Bashfulness | Bashfulness -- Social aspects | Shyness | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage | HISTORY / Social History | PSYCHOLOGY / EmotionsLOC classification: BF575.B3 | M67 2017
Contents:
A tentative history -- This odd state of mind -- How embarrassing -- Tongue-tied -- Stage fright -- Shy art -- The war against shyness -- The new ice age.
Summary: A deeply perceptive and beautifully written cultural history of shyness, from one of our most astute observers of the everyday.
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"First published in the English language in a different form by Profile Books."--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-254) and index.

A tentative history -- This odd state of mind -- How embarrassing -- Tongue-tied -- Stage fright -- Shy art -- The war against shyness -- The new ice age.

A deeply perceptive and beautifully written cultural history of shyness, from one of our most astute observers of the everyday.

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