skip to content
The Work of the Sun : Literature, Science, and Economy, 1760-1860. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Work of the Sun : Literature, Science, and Economy, 1760-1860.

Author: Ted Underwood
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
At the end of the Eighteenth century, British writers began to celebrate work in a strangely indirect way. This work traces the emergence of this model of work, exploring its sources in middle-class consciousness, and its implications for British literature and science.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Underwood
ISBN: 9781403981905 1403981906 1281365432 9781281365439
OCLC Number: 437187473
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1 Light as Fluid Agency; 2 Energy and the Autonomy of Middle-Class Work; 3 Apollo, God of Enterprise; 4 Cowper's Spontaneous Task; 5 Wordsworth and the Homelessness of Engines; 6 Sunlight and the Reification of Culture; 7 Energy Becomes Labor: The Role of Engineering Theory; 8 Productivism and the Popularization of the First Law of Thermodynamics; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

The Work of the Sun explores comparisons between work and natural force in British literature, science, and political economy, focusing on the period from 1760 to 1860.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/437187473> # The Work of the Sun : Literature, Science, and Economy, 1760-1860.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
   library:oclcnum "437187473" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/820.936/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793983047#Topic/english_literature> ; # English literature
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793983047#Person/underwood_ted> ; # Ted Underwood
   schema:datePublished "2006" ;
   schema:description "At the end of the Eighteenth century, British writers began to celebrate work in a strangely indirect way. This work traces the emergence of this model of work, exploring its sources in middle-class consciousness, and its implications for British literature and science."@en ;
   schema:description "Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1 Light as Fluid Agency; 2 Energy and the Autonomy of Middle-Class Work; 3 Apollo, God of Enterprise; 4 Cowper's Spontaneous Task; 5 Wordsworth and the Homelessness of Engines; 6 Sunlight and the Reification of Culture; 7 Energy Becomes Labor: The Role of Engineering Theory; 8 Productivism and the Popularization of the First Law of Thermodynamics; Notes; Bibliography; Index."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793983047> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793983047#CreativeWork/> ;
   schema:name "The Work of the Sun : Literature, Science, and Economy, 1760-1860."@en ;
   schema:productID "437187473" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/437187473#PublicationEvent/new_york_palgrave_macmillan_2006> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793983047#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> ; # Palgrave Macmillan
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=136543&ref=toc> ;
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=308328> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=308328> ;
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=308328> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=136543> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781281365439> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781403981905> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/437187473> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793983047#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> # Palgrave Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Palgrave Macmillan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793983047#Person/underwood_ted> # Ted Underwood
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Underwood" ;
   schema:givenName "Ted" ;
   schema:name "Ted Underwood" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793983047#CreativeWork/>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/437187473> ; # The Work of the Sun : Literature, Science, and Economy, 1760-1860.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781281365439>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1281365432" ;
   schema:isbn "9781281365439" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781403981905>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1403981906" ;
   schema:isbn "9781403981905" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.