George Eliot and money : economics, ethics and literature / Dermot Coleman
- Coleman, Dermot
- Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (vii, 226 pages).
- Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 90
- Machine generated contents note: 1.`A subject of which I know so little': George Eliot and political economy -- 2.`Intentions of stern thrift': the formation of a vernacular economics -- 3.`A money-getting profession': negotiating the commerce of literature -- 4.Calculating consequences: Felix Holt and the limits of Utilitarianism -- 5.Testing the Kantian pillars: debt obligations and financial imperatives in Middlemarch -- 6.Being good and doing good with money: incorporating the bourgeois virtues -- 7.The individual and the state: economic sociology in Romola -- 8.The politics of wealth: new liberalism and the pathologies of economic individualism.
- Examines George Eliot's understanding of money and economics within the context of the ethics of economics in nineteenth-century England.
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- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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