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The Economy of Character

Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning

The Economy of Character( )
Author: Lynch, Deidre Shauna
ISBN:978-0-226-49819-5
Publication Date:Jan 1998
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $175.00
Book Description:

At the start of the eighteenth century, talk of literary "characters" referred as much to letters and typefaces as it did to persons in books. Yet by the nineteenth century, characters had become the equals of their readers, friends with whom readers might spend time and empathize. Although the story of this shift is usually told in terms of the "rise of the individual," Deidre Shauna Lynch proposes an ingenious alternative interpretation. Elaborating a "pragmatics of...
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Book Details
Pages:332
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.54 cm
Book Weight:0.614 Kilograms



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