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Literature, money, and the market : from Trollope to Amis

Author: Paul Delany
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Literature, Money and the Market: From Trollope to Amis, argues that literary institutions have been saturated with hostility to commerce and the market that goes back to Plato. It traces the division in English culture between the prestige values of the aristocracy and the material values of the commercial class. The book is a fresh look at both the representation of money in English literature, and the economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Anthony Trollope; Kingsley Amis; Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Delany
ISBN: 0333971353 9780333971352
OCLC Number: 48655848
Description: 243 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the peculiarities of the English --
Who's who: land, money and identity in Trollope --
The market for women --
Money, marriage, and the writer's life: Gissing and Woolf --
Conrad and the economics of imperialism: Heart of darkness --
Nostromo: economism and its discontents --
The new literary marketplace, 1870-1914 --
English literature and rentier culture --
Paying for modernism --
T.S. Eliot's personal finances, 1915-1929 --
The way we write now.
Responsibility: Paul Delany.
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Literature, Money and the Market: From Trollope to Amis, argues that literary institutions have been saturated with hostility to commerce and the market that goes back to Plato. It traces the  Read more...

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