The Politics of Sensibility: Race, Gender and Commerce in the Sentimental Novel
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BeschreibungExplores the participation of the sentimental novel in political controversies of the late eighteenth century.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Sensibility, history and the novel; 2. 'The house of bondage': sentimentalism and the problem of slavery; 3. 'Delight in misery': sentimentalism, amelioration and slavery; 4. 'An easy, speedy and universal medium': canals, commerce and virtue; 5. 'Recovering the path of virtue': the politics of prostitution and the sentimental novel; 6. 'The dangerous tendency of novels' and the controversy of sentimentalism.
Pressestimmen"This very learned study usefully analyzes the place of sentimentality in the literature and politics of late-18th- and early-19th-century England...A valuable addition to the literary history of sensibility." Choice "The Politics of Sensibility is successful within its scope...Ellis provides a practical book which will be useful to anyone working on the politics of the early novel." Jack Lynch, Novel
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Romantici'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2004
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten