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Literature, Money and the Market : From Trollope to Amis - P. Delany

Literature, Money and the Market

From Trollope to Amis

By: P. Delany

Hardcover Published: 10th May 2002
ISBN: 9780333971352
Number Of Pages: 243

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"Literature, Money and the Market: From Trollope to Amis, " argues that literary institutions have been saturated with hostility to commerce and the market that goes back to Plato. It traces the division in English culture between the prestige values of the aristocracy and the material values of the commercial class. The book is a fresh look at both the representation of money in English literature, and the economic situation of writers.

Introduction: The Peculiarities of the English
Representing Money
Who's Who: Land, Money and Identity in Trollope
The Market for Women
Money, Marriage, and the Writer's Life: Gassing and Wolf
Conrad and the Economics of Imperialism:Heart of Darkness
Nostromo: Economism and its Discontents
The Author's Share
The New Literary Marketplace, 1870-1914
Rentier Culture Paying for Modernism
T.S. Eliot's Personal Finances, 1915-1929
The Way We Write Now
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ISBN: 9780333971352
ISBN-10: 0333971353
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 243
Published: 10th May 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1