Table of contents for The body economic : life, death, and sensation in political economy and the Victorian novel / Catherine Gallagher.


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Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1
CHAPTER 1: The Romantics and the Political Economists 7
CHAPTER 2: Bioeconomics and Somaeconomics:Life and Sensation in Classical Political Economy 35
CHAPTER 3: Hard Times and the Somaeconomics of the Early Victorians 62
CHAPTER 4: The Bioeconomics of Our Mutual Friend 86
CHAPTER 5: Daniel Deronda and the Too Much of Literature 118
CHAPTER 6: Malthusian Anthropology and the Aesthetics of Sacrifice in Scenes of Clerical Life 156
Afterword 185
Index 195



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Economics in literature.
Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Knowledge -- Economics.
Eliot, George, -- 1819-1880 -- Knowledge -- Economics.
Economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Senses and sensation in literature.
Body, Human, in literature.
Death in literature.