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Fables of modernity : literature and culture in the English eighteenth century /

by Brown, Laura.
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, c2001Description: xii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0801437563 (alk. paper).Subject(s): English literature -- History and criticism. -- 18th century | Fables, English -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- History -- 18th century. -- Great Britain | Literature and history -- History -- 18th century. -- Great Britain | Imperialism in literature | Animals in literature | Women in literature | Great Britain -- Civilization -- 18th century
Contents:
The metropolis : the fable of the city sewer -- Imperial fate : the fable of torrents and oceans -- Finance : the fable of lady credit -- Capitalism : fables of a new world -- Spectacles of cultural contact : the fable of the native prince -- the orangutang, the lap dog, and the parrot : the fable of the nonhuman being.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The metropolis : the fable of the city sewer -- Imperial fate : the fable of torrents and oceans -- Finance : the fable of lady credit -- Capitalism : fables of a new world -- Spectacles of cultural contact : the fable of the native prince -- the orangutang, the lap dog, and the parrot : the fable of the nonhuman being.

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