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The Resource Philanthropy in British and American fiction : Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot, and Howells, Frank Christianson

Philanthropy in British and American fiction : Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot, and Howells, Frank Christianson

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Philanthropy in British and American fiction : Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot, and Howells
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Philanthropy in British and American fiction
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Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot, and Howells
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Frank Christianson
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eng
Summary
The author explores the relationship between philanthropy and literary realism in novels by Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Eliot, and William Dean Howells, and examines how each used the figure of philanthropy both to redefine the sentiments that informed social identity and to refashion their own aesthetic practices
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non fiction
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Edinburgh studies in transatlantic literatures
Philanthropy in British and American fiction : Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot, and Howells, Frank Christianson
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Philanthropy in British and American fiction : Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot, and Howells, Frank Christianson
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-205) and index
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Contents
COPYRIGHT; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1. From Sympathy to Altruism: The Roots of Philanthropic Discourse; Chapter 2. Dickensian Realism and Telescopic Philanthropy; Chapter 3. Hawthorne's 'Cold Fancy' and the Revision of Sympathetic Exchange; Chapter 4. Altruism's Conquest of Modern Generalisation in George Eliot; Chapter 5. William Dean Howells's 'Altrurian' Aesthetic in the Modern Marketplace; Coda; Bibliography; Index
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