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Klekar, Cynthia

The Culture of the Gift in Eighteenth-Century England

Klekar, Cynthia - The Culture of the Gift in Eighteenth-Century England, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Linda Zionkowski, Cynthia Klekar

I. Theories of Benevolence

2. Rights and Reciprocity in the Political and Philosophical Discourse of Eighteenth-Century England
Anna Moltchanova, Susannah Ottaway

3. Charity Education and the Spectacle of “Christian Entertainment”
Jad Smith

4. Debt without Redemption in a World of “Impossible Exchange”: Samuel Richardson and Philanthropy
John A. Dussinger

II. Conduct and the Gift

5. ’Tis Better to Give: The Conduct Manual as Gift
Marilyn Francus

6. The Gift of an Education: Sarah Trimmer’s Oeconomy of Charity and the Sunday School Movement
Dorice Williams Elliott

III. The Erotics of the Gift

7. Obligation, Coercion, and Economy: The Deed of Trust in Congreve’s The Way of the World

Cynthia Klekar

8. The Erotics of the Gift: Gender and Exchange in the Eighteenth-Century Novel
Charles Haskell Hinnant

9. Fictions of the Gift in Sarah Scott’s Millenium Hall

Jennie Batchelor

10. The Nation, the Gift, and the Market in The Wanderer

Linda Zionkowski

IV. The Gift and Commerce

11. Josiah Wedgwood’s Goodwill Marketing
Susan B. Egenolf

12. Anson at Canton, 1743: Obligation, Exchange, and Ritual in Edward Page’s “Secret History”
Robert Markley

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Nature Conservation, Gender Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
274 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230618411
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37512-7

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