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The pleasures of Benthamism : Victorian literature, utility, political economy / Kathleen Blake.

Author/Creator:
Blake, Kathleen.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
267 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Utilitarianism.
Economics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Victorian literature, utility, political economy : the case of Bleak house
Pleasures of Benthamism
utility, or, 'people mutht be amuthed' : Bentham and Hard times
Pains
'work while it is called today' : utility, political economy, Carlyle, and Trollope
Pains
capital versus the gift in The mill on the floss
'On liberty' and laissez-faire
Time and the textile industry : Gaskell and Tagore
Utilitarian political economy and empire : Mill as liberal imperialist.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199563265 (hbk.)
0199563268 (hbk.)
OCLC:
377822930