George Eliot and Money: Economics, Ethics and Literature

  title={George Eliot and Money: Economics, Ethics and Literature},
  author={Dermot Coleman},
Introduction 1. 'A subject of which I know so little': George Eliot and political economy 2. 'Intentions of stern thrift': the formation of a vernacular economics 3. 'A money-getting profession': negotiating the commerce of literature 4. Calculating consequences: Felix Holt and the limits of utilitarianism 5. Testing the Kantian pillars: debt obligations and financial imperatives in Middlemarch 6. Being good and doing good with money: incorporating the bourgeois virtues 7. The individual and… 


  • N. Henry
  • Economics
    Victorian Literature and Culture
  • 2015
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