the finer points of

the finer points of (something)

The more nuanced, specific, or complicated details or aspects of something. It's nice to be able to discuss the finer points of Victorian literature with someone who has studied the subject.
See also: finer, of, point

the finer points of

the more complex or detailed aspects of.
See also: finer, of, point
References in classic literature ?
And with it all he was singularly free from recognition of the finer points of the con- duct of prisoners of war.
He saw the avidity with which Numa devoured the carcass; he noted with growing admiration the finer points of the beast, and also the cunning construction of the trap.
He accompanied the men on several hunting trips where they found him perfectly at home and well versed in all the finer points of big game hunting.
The mentees in the 2014 Katuka Mentorship Programme this week completed their second training session for this year under the guidance of trainer Sabine Rugg on the finer points of effective communication skills.
The legendary news anchor stopped by our studio to teach NASA's Josh Byerly the finer points of anchoring a newscast.
Consequently, 'hearings would be held this fall to explore the finer points of proposed changes', he said.
offers the best advice on the finer points of fitting things in and
I have read correspondence arguing about what wine may be tasted before which; yet one expert publicly confessed recently that much nonsense was talked about the finer points of the 'art'.
One of the highlights of my life was meeting Motty at a do where we tried to explain to then Culture, Media and Sports Secretary Ben Bradshaw the finer points of the game.
The aim is to educate the British public in the finer points of wine appreciation.
Budding drivers discovered the finer points of life on the road at a two-day intensive "Road Runners" workshop.
Through a programme of six-day 'shivirs' (camps) Swami Ramdev will teach participants the finer points of yoga/pranayama with two sets of daily sessions sessions.
For the next five years, Gang immersed himself in the industry learning, from the bottom up, the finer points of the business from the seasoned brokers at Abramson Brothers.
ON Wednesday of last week I was privileged to be at BGRB HQ discussing the finer points of the 2007 Byrne Bros Cheltenham Festival Sprint.
There was one editor, a gruff but goodhearted old-timer right out of central casting, who had taken on the task of educating the "newbies" in the finer points of newspaper editing.