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Palgrave Studies in Literature, Culture and Economics

From Political Economy to Economics through Nineteenth-Century Literature

Reclaiming the Social

Editors: Hadley, Elaine, Jaffe, Audrey, Winter, Sarah (Eds.)

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  • Models an innovative approach to understanding the social, political, and economic concerns of contemporary life
  • Of particular interest to scholars interested in literature and economics in Victorian and nineteenth-century studies
  • Examines key themes in economics such as property, labor, growth, and value through literature, culture, and history 
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About this book

Focusing on the transition from political economy to economics, this volume seeks to restore social content to economic abstractions through readings of nineteenth-century British and American literature. The essays gathered here, by new as well as established scholars of literature and economics, link important nineteenth-century texts and histories with present-day issues such as exploitation, income inequality, globalization, energy consumption, property ownership and rent, human capital, corporate power, and environmental degradation. Organized according to key concepts for future research, the collection has a clear interdisciplinary, humanities approach and international reach.  These diverse essays will interest students and scholars in literature, history, political science, economics, sociology, law, and cultural studies, in addition to readers generally interested in the Victorian period.


        

                                                                             

About the authors

Elaine Hadley is Professor of English and Gender Studies at the University of Chicago, USA.

Audrey Jaffe is Professor of English at the University of Toronto, Canada.

Sarah Winter is Professor of English and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA.


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From Political Economy to Economics Through Nineteenth-Century Literature encourages readers to rediscover social concerns that mainstream economists often overlook—within both economic concepts and literary texts.  Tough-minded and perceptive, the essays open new ways to connect literary analysis and economic theory.  An important contribution to the humanities and social sciences.” (Mary Poovey, Samuel Rudin University Professor in the Humanities, Professor of English, New York University, USA)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-24158-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-24157-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
From Political Economy to Economics through Nineteenth-Century Literature
Book Subtitle
Reclaiming the Social
Editors
  • Elaine Hadley
  • Audrey Jaffe
  • Sarah Winter
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Literature, Culture and Economics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-24158-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-24158-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-24157-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 287
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