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Courtemanche, Eleanor

The ‘Invisible Hand’ and British Fiction, 1818–1860

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Capitalist Moral Philosophy, Narrative Technology, and the Boundaries of the Nation-State
Eleanor Courtemanche

Part I. Reading Adam Smith

2. Imaginary Vantage Points: The Invisible Hand and the Rise of Political Economy
Eleanor Courtemanche

Part II. Early Nineteenth-Century Novels and Invisible Hand Social Theory

3. Omniscient Narrators and the Return of the Gothic in Northanger Abbey and Bleak House
Eleanor Courtemanche

4. Providential Endings: Martineau, Dickens, and the Didactic Task of Political Economy
Eleanor Courtemanche

5. Ripple Effects and the Fog of War in Vanity Fair
Eleanor Courtemanche

6. Inappropriate Sympathies in Gaskell and Eliot
Eleanor Courtemanche

7. Conclusion: Realist Capitalism, Gothic Capitalism
Eleanor Courtemanche

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Fiction, Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Page amount
262 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230304987
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33158-1

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