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The hell of the English : bankruptcy and the Victorian novel

Author: Barbara Weiss
Publisher: Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1986.
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This book identifies and traces bankruptcy as an archetypal experience of the Victorian age and as a major metaphor in the language, imagery, and structure of the Victorian novel. With reference to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Weiss, Barbara, 1941-
Hell of the English.
Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1986
(OCoLC)558245567
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Weiss
ISBN: 0838750990 9780838750995
OCLC Number: 13396653
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The reality of bankruptcy --
The specter of bankruptcy in popular art --
The major novelists' view of bankruptcy --
Bankruptcy as metaphor: the threatened self (The mill on the floss and others) --
Bankruptcy as metaphor: moral and spiritual rebirth (Dombey and son, The Newcomes) --
The development of corporate capitalism --
Bankruptcy as metaphor: social apocalypse (Little Dorrit, The way we live now) --
Appendix: the trouble with bankruptcy statistics.
Responsibility: Barbara Weiss.

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