My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Author Mitchell, Robert, 1969-

Title Sympathy and the state in the romantic era : systems, state finance, and the shadows of futurity / Robert Mitchell.

Published New York : Routledge, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  820.9353 MITC    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 266 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge studies in romanticism ; 8
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-251) and index.
Contents 1. Finance and the exchange of passions : the origins of the collective imagination -- 2. The violence of system : Rousseau and Smith on identification and sympathy -- 3. Antislavery poetry and the speculative subject -- 4. Systems and the parasite : Wordsworth and the financial crisis of 1797 -- 5. The ghost of gold : national debt, imagery, and the politics of sympathy in P. B. Shelley -- Conclusion : state finance, systems, and literary criticism.
Subject Sympathy in literature.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Financial crises in literature.
Finance, Public -- Great Britain -- History -- 1688-1815.
System theory in literature.
Capitalism and literature -- Great Britain -- History.
Literature and morals.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9780415771429 (alk. paper)
0415771420 (alk. paper)