Romanticism and the Gold Standard

Money, Literature, and Economic Debate in Britain 1790–1830

  • Alexander Dick

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Alexander Dick
    Pages 1-35
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    Pages 36-73
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    Pages 74-109
  5. Alexander Dick
    Pages 110-149
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    Pages 150-185
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    Pages 186-196
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 197-264

About this book


Through a close analysis of the pamphlets, reviews, lectures, journalism, editorials, poems, and novels surrounding the introduction of the gold standard in 1816, this book examines the significance of monetary policy and economic debate to the culture and literature of Britain during the age of Romanticism.


culture English literature Great Britain novel poem Romanticism

Authors and affiliations

  • Alexander Dick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EnglishUniversity of British ColumbiaCanada

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