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Author Gallagher, Catherine.

Title The body economic [electronic resource] : life, death, and sensation in political economy and the Victorian novel / Catherine Gallagher.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 209 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Romantics and the political economists -- Bioeconomics and somaeconomics : life and sensation in classical political economy -- Hard times and the somaeconomics of the early Victorians -- The bioeconomics of Our mutual friend -- Daniel Deronda and the too much of literature -- Malthusian anthropology and the aesthetics of sacrifice in Scenes of clerical life.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Knowledge -- Economics.
Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Knowledge -- Economics.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Economics in literature.
Economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Senses and sensation in literature.
Human body in literature.
Death in literature.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0691123586 (cl : alk. paper)
9780691123585 (cl : alk. paper)

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