Chapter 20. Home Economics: Representations of Poverty in Eighteenth-Century Fiction

  1. Paula R. Backscheider and
  2. Catherine Ingrassia
  1. Ruth Perry

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch22

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

How to Cite

Perry, R. (2005) Home Economics: Representations of Poverty in Eighteenth-Century Fiction, in A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture (eds P. R. Backscheider and C. Ingrassia), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101578

Online ISBN: 9780470996232

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Keywords:

  • gordon riots;
  • william cowper;
  • maypole;
  • descriptions;
  • houses of parliament

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Possessions Seized for Rent

  • Space and Status

  • Sentimentality and Class

  • An Historical Look at Rent