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Çelikkol, Ayşe
Romances of free trade : British literature, laissez-faire, and the global nineteenth century / Ayşe Çelikkol
New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PR468.F74 C45 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Free trade in literature
Capitalism in literature
Economics in literature
Globalization in literature
Sovereignty in literature
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Political and social views
Economics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description x, 189 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: narrating global capitalism in the romance mode -- Walter Scott's disloyal smugglers -- Meandering merchants and narrators in Captain Marryat's nautical fiction -- Harriet Martineau on the fertility of exchange -- Promiscuity, commerce, and closure in early Victorian drama -- Mutuality, marriage, and Charlotte Brontë's free traders -- The compression of space in Charles Dickens's Little Dorrit -- Epilogue: cycles of capitalist expansion

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