Eighteen Hundred and Eleven: Poetry, Protest and Economic Crisis

Eighteen Hundred and Eleven: Poetry, Protest and Economic Crisis

by E. J. Clery


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316638859
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/20/2018
Series: Cambridge Studies in Romanticism , #116
Pages: 327
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

E. J. Clery is professor of English Literature at the University of Southampton. Her publications include The Rise of Supernatural Fiction, 1762–1800 (Cambridge, 1995), Women's Gothic from Clara Reeve to Mary Shelley (2000), The Feminization Debate in Eighteenth-Century England (2004) and Jane Austen: The Banker's Daughter (2017). In 2013 she was awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Fellowship for the project 'Romantic-Era Women Writers and Economic Debate'. She lectures and broadcasts on eighteenth-century and Romantic literature, book history and the cultural history of economics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the puzzle and the myth; Part I. The Making of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven: 1. Economic warfare; 2. Writing for the enemy; 3. Commercial dissent; 4. Stoic patriotism; 5. The prophet motive; 6. Ruin: doing the policy in different voices; 7. Lady credit; Part II. What Happened Next: 8. Publication to vindication: a chronology; 9. The summer of 1812 and after; Conclusion.

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