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The Romance of Gambling in the Eighteenth-century British Novel, Hardback Book

The Romance of Gambling in the Eighteenth-century British Novel Hardback

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print series

Description

Gambling permeated the daily lives of eighteenth-century Britons of all classes.

This book explicates the relationship between the rampant gambling in eighteenth-century England, the new forms of gambling-inspired capitalism that transformed British society, and novels that interrogate the new socio-economy of long odds and lucky breaks.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 201 pages, XI, 201 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9780230278875

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