The Romanovs 1818-1959

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The ‘Invisible Hand’ 1818-1860 by Eleanor Courtemanche

The ‘Invisible Hand’ and British Fiction, 1818-1860: Adam Smith, Political Economy, and the Genre of Realism by Eleanor Courtemanche
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Overview: The "invisible hand," Adam Smith’s metaphor for the morality of capitalism, is explored in this text as being far more subtle and intricate than is usually understood, with many British realist fiction writers (Austen, Dickens, Gaskell, Eliot) having absorbed his model of ironic causality in complex societies and turned it to their own purposes.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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The ‘Invisible Hand 1818-1860 by Eleanor Courtemanche

The ‘Invisible Hand’ and British Fiction, 1818-1860: Adam Smith, Political Economy, and the Genre of Realism by Eleanor Courtemanche
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.5 MB
Overview: The "invisible hand," Adam Smith’s metaphor for the morality of capitalism, is explored in this text as being far more subtle and intricate than is usually understood, with many British realist fiction writers (Austen, Dickens, Gaskell, Eliot) having absorbed his model of ironic causality in complex societies and turned it to their own purposes.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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