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The Resource Body Economic

Body Economic

Label
Body Economic
Title
Body Economic
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Body Economic revises the intellectual history of nineteenth-century Britain by demonstrating that political economists and the writers who often presented themselves as their literary antagonists actually held most of their basic social assumptions in common. Catherine Gallagher demonstrates that political economists and their Romantic and early-Victorian critics jointly relocated the idea of value from the realm of transcendent spirituality to that of organic "life," making human sensations--especially pleasure and pain--the sources and signs of that value. Classical political economy, t
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gallagher, Catherine
Dewey number
823.809
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Eliot, George
  • English fiction
  • Economics in literature
  • Economics
  • Great Britain
  • Senses and sensation in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Death in literature
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Eliot, George
  • Death in literature
  • Economic history
  • Economics
  • Economics in literature
  • English fiction
  • Human body in literature
  • Senses and sensation in literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Body Economic
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from e-book title screen (viewed Aug. 3, 2009)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Romantics and the political economists -- Bioeconomics and somaeconomics : life and sensation in classical political economy -- Hard times and the somaeconomics of the early Victorians -- The bioeconomics of Our mutual friend -- Daniel Deronda and the too much of literature -- Malthusian anthropology and the aesthetics of sacrifice in Scenes of clerical life
Control code
436342578
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691136301
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
215802
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436342578
Label
Body Economic
Publication
Note
Title from e-book title screen (viewed Aug. 3, 2009)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Romantics and the political economists -- Bioeconomics and somaeconomics : life and sensation in classical political economy -- Hard times and the somaeconomics of the early Victorians -- The bioeconomics of Our mutual friend -- Daniel Deronda and the too much of literature -- Malthusian anthropology and the aesthetics of sacrifice in Scenes of clerical life
Control code
436342578
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691136301
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
215802
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436342578

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