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Poovey, Mary Genres of the Credit Economy - Mediating Value in  Eighteenth - and Nineteenth - Century Britian
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Mary Poovey

Genres of the Credit Economy - Mediating Value in Eighteenth - and Nineteenth - Century Britian

Mediating Value in Eighteenth- And Nineteenth-Century Britain

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Taal / Language : English

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Acknowledgments ix
INTRODUCTION 1
PREAMBLE: MEDIATING GENRES 25
Imaginative Genres
28
Financial Writing
30
Monetary Genres
35
ONE: MEDIATING VALUE 57
Writing about Money in the New Credit Economy
61
The Fact/Fiction Continuum
77
TWO: GENERIC DIFFERENTIATION AND THE NATURALIZATION OF MONEY 87
Inciting Belief through Print
93
Sir James Steuart`s Principles of Political Economy: Between Fiction and Theory
124
Money Talks: Thomas Bridges`s Adventures of a Bank-Note
144
INTERCHAPTER ONE: `THE PAPER AGE` 153
The Takeoff in the Book Trade
156
The Proliferation of Bank Paper
161
Differential Forms
165
THREE: POLITICIZING PAPER MONEY 171
The First Currency Radical: William Cobbett Pits Paper against Gold
174
Labor Notes and a Coinage of Pottery: Robert Owen and John Bray
196
FOUR: PROFESSIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY AND ITS POPULARIZERS 219
Raising the Profile of Economic Theory: Ricardo, McCulloch, Chalmers, and John Stuart Mill
223
Financial Journalism: Economic Writing for Middle-Class Readers
243
W. Stanley Jevons and the Narrowing of Economic Science
275
FIVE: DELIMITING LITERATURE, DEFINING LITERARY VALUE 285
Literary Value and a Hierarchy of Imaginative Genres
287
Hierarchies of Reading
305
Facts, Fictions, and Literary Value
317
INTERCHAPTER TWO: TEXTUAL INTERPRETATION AND HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION 337
Reading Martineau`s Illustrations of Political Economy: Exemplary Interpretations
338
Historical Description
343
SIX: LITERARY APPROPRIATIONS 353
Jane Austen`s Gestural Aesthetic
357
From Gesture to Formalism: Little Don-it and Silas Marner
373
The Rewards of Form: The Last Chronicle of Barset
384
CODA 417
Notes 421
Bibliography 465
Index 485
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Januari 2008
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