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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.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781421402321
  • ISBN: 1421402327
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 303 pages)
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.

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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.
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