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Richard, Jessica

The Romance of Gambling in the Eighteenth-Century British Novel

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Gambling Culture of Eighteenth-Century Britain
Jessica Richard

2. “Putting to Hazard a Certainty”: Lotteries and the Romance of Gambling in Eighteenth-Century England
Jessica Richard

3. Cheating, Calculation, and the Episodic Romance of Gambling
Jessica Richard

4. The Gambling Man of Feeling: Sublime and Sentimental Gambling
Jessica Richard

5. The Lady’s Last Stake: Camilla and the Female Gambler
Jessica Richard

6. Children’s Games “Abroad and at Home”: Belinda, Education, and Empire
Jessica Richard

7. The Confidence Man: Persuasion and the Romance of Risk
Jessica Richard

8. Afterword: The Eighteenth-Century Risk Society
Jessica Richard

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Social History, British and Irish Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print
Page amount
212 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230307278
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32662-4

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