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Models of Value: Eighteenth-Century Political Economy and the Novel

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James Thompson examines the concept of value as it came to be understood in eighteenth-century England through two emerging and divergent discourses: political economy and the novel. By looking at the relationship between these two developing forms—one having to do with finance, the other with romance—Thompson demonstrates how value came to have such different meaning in ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published January 3rd 1996 by Duke University Press Books
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James Thompson is Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the author of several books on early fiction, including Models of Value: Eighteenth-Century Political Economy and the Novel and Between Self and World: The Novels of Jane Austen.
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