The Business of Common Life: Novels and Classical Economics Between Revolution and Reform

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Deriving his theoretical model from systems theory and the Frankfurt school, David Kaufmann argues that the consolidation of economic theory and the critical acceptance of the novel in late Georgian Britain were central to the cultural work if describing and legitimating the commercial state and the society that sustained it. By juxtaposing political texts (from Hume to Mill), moral philosophy, and classical economic theory (from Smith to Mill), and novels by Radcliffe, Austen, Scott, and Shelley, Kaufmann shows how these ...

The Business of Common Life: Novels and Classical Economics Between Revolution and Reform 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801849305

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