The vulgar question of money : heiresses, materialism, and the novel of manners from Jane Austen to Henry James / Elsie B. Michie.
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|Subject:||Material culture > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Money in literature.
Material culture in literature.
English fiction > 19th century > History and criticism.
Great Britain > Social life and customs > 19th century.
- ISBN: 9781421402321
- ISBN: 1421402327
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 303 pages)
- Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Social distinction in Jane Austen -- Frances Trollope and the problem of appetite -- Anthony Trollope's "subtle materialism" -- Beyond sentimental ethics: Margaret Oliphant, John Stuart Mill, and the emergence of the professional ideal -- "A new version of the old story": Henry James and the end(s) of the marriage plot.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.