Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-226) and index.
A historian in the literary marketplace : T.B. Macaulay, the English Constitution, and finance capitalism -- Gentility, capitalism, and mapping the nation in Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford -- The middle class and the novel in W.M. Thackeray's The Newcomes -- Banking on sentiments : a melodramatic civil society in Little Dorrit and A tale of two cities.
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