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Description - The Body Economic by Catherine Gallagher

Demonstrates that political economists and the writers who often presented themselves as their literary antagonists actually held most of their basic social assumptions in common. This book explains how the shared views of life, death, and sensation helped shape and were modified by the two Victorian novelists: Charles Dickens and George Eliot.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691123585
ISBN-10: 0691123586
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Catherine Gallagher

Catherine Gallagher is Eggers Professor of English Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Her books include "The Industrial Reformation of English Fiction, Nobody's Story, The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace", and "Practicing New Historicism" (with Stephen Greenblatt).

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