Review-Essays


Emily Steinlight

Speculation and Its Discontents: Economic Criticism, Literary History, and the Unpredictable Pleasures of Victorian Fiction — Tamara S. Wagner. Financial Speculation in Victorian Fiction: Plotting Money and the Novel Genre, 1815-1901. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2010. ISBN: 9780814211199. Price: US$44.95

Kathleen Blake. Pleasure of Benthamism: Victorian Literature, Utility, Political Economy. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2009. ISBN: 9789199563265. Price: £56/US$95

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