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Political economy and fiction in the early works of Harriet Martineau

Claudia OraЕѕem

Political economy and fiction in the early works of Harriet Martineau

by Claudia OraЕѕem

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Published by University of Oxford in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Martineau, Harriet, -- 1802-1876.

  • Edition Notes

    Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature of the University of Oxford, for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Trinity Term, 1998.

    StatementClaudia Oražem.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22820989M

      Illustrations of Political Economy, Vol. VIII (in 9 Between and , Harriet Martineau published a series of 24 short stories meant to illustrate the social and political problems arising from England's free-market economy: overpopulation, strife between workers and factory owners, the hardships of working-class life, and more. Pages: Martineau, Harriet (–)English author of fiction, reviews, travel writings, and religious, philosophical, and sociological essays, who was an advocate for women's rights, education, the abolition of slavery, and other liberal and radical causes of the 19th century. Pronunciation: MAR-tin-O. Source for information on Martineau, Harriet (–): Women in World History: A.

    Political Economy and Fiction in the Early Works of Harriet Martineau. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, Peterson, Linda. “From French Revolution to English Reform: Hannah More, Harriet Martineau, and the ‘Little Book.’” Nineteenth-Century Literature. (): Poor Man’s Guardian. New York: Greenwood Reprint Corporation,   Harriet Martineau was one of the greatest early western sociologists of her time and is often referred to as the “Mother of Sociology”. She was born in in Norwich, England during the Victorian era, and she died in eighteen seventy-six near Ambleside, Westmorland, in England. Martineau was skilled in many areas and was extremely.

      Published in , Illustrations of Political Economy established Harriet Martineau as both a successful and controversial author and a pioneer of nineteenth-century “social problem” writing. This widely read series of didactic stories popularized political economy, making it accessible to audiences by vividly dramatizing issues such as Written:   Illustrations of Political Economy - Vol VII Paperback – Octo by Harriet Martineau (Author)Author: Harriet Martineau.


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Political economy and fiction in the early works of Harriet Martineau. [Claudia Oražem] Intellectual Debate on Political Economy in the early 19th century - Thomas Carlyle - Didactic Literature - Hannah More - Economic Theory in the early 19th century.

This book examines the early work of Harriet Martineau (), writer, journalist and woman of letters. She became famous in the s with her Illustrations of Political Economy, a series of 25 short novels popularizing the basic principles of Political Economy. Also discussed are her two shorter series of tales from that period, Poor Laws and Paupers Illustrated and.

Harriet Martineau's Political Economy of Everyday Life ANN HOBART In her celebrated Autobiography, Harriet Martineau traces the real beginning of her literary career to the collapse of her father's firm in Before that happy "calamity," Martineau claims to have effaced the signs of her professional ambition in compliance with the.

Abstract. Harriet Martineau, the best-selling popularizer of classical political economy, was born in Norwich, England, on 12 Junethe sixth of eight children of Thomas Martineau, a Unitarian textile manufacturer, and Elizabeth Rankin Martineau.

She was educated at home, except that from to she studied French, Latin. Illustrations of Political Economy. Between andHarriet Martineau published a series of 24 short stories meant to illustrate the social and political problems arising from England's free-market economy: overpopulation, strife between workers and factory owners, the hardships of working-class life, and more.

From toshe published a series of stories illustrating principles of political economy, intended to educate the average citizen. These were compiled and edited into a book, Illustrations of Political Economy, and became quite popular, making her something of a literary sensation.

She moved to London. Harriet Martineau’s most popular book is Deerbrook. Harriet Martineau has books on Goodreads with ratings. Harriet Martineau’s most popular book is Deerbrook. Showing 30 distinct works. Illustrations of Political Economy: Selected Tales by. Harriet Martineau. Born in in England, Harriet Martineau is considered to be one of the earliest sociologists, a self-taught expert in political economic theory who wrote prolifically throughout her career about the relationship between politics, economics, morals, and social life.

Harriet Martineau, (born JNorwich, Norfolk, England—died Jnear Ambleside, Westmorland), essayist, novelist, journalist, and economic and historical writer who was prominent among English intellectuals of her time.

Perhaps her most scholarly work is The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte. Harriet Martineau journalist and writer, was best known as a populariser of political economy, though her career spanned many other aspects of Victorian literary culture.

The daughter of a Unitarian Norwich cloth manufacturer, she shot to fame in as author of Illustrations of Political Economy – twenty-five short. Illustrations of Political Economy. Nov / General Fiction; This early works is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Harriet Martineau () was an English. Illustrations of Political Economy published by Charles Fox, became a best seller and went through several editions.

Harriet Martineau's economic problems were solved. In this year she moved to London where she developed a wide circle of friends and acquaintances. Harriet Martineau was the daughter of a Norwich textile manufacturer of Huguenot descent--hence the name and trade.

In the bank in which she, her mother and her sisters, had placed their money, failed and she was forced to earn a living through writing, at which she was very talented, particularly on political issues, such as the poverty facing a.

Harriet Martineau’s sense of her own remarkable life led her to recount it and to arrange that the autobiography be published after her death in Martineau was born of Huguenot ancestry in Norwich, England, in Her father was a manufacturer, and her mother¹s family were, ironically, sugar refiners.

Published inIllustrations of Political Economy established Harriet Martineau as both a successful and controversial author and a pioneer of nineteenth-century “social problem” writing.

This widely read series of didactic stories popularized political economy, making it accessible to audiences by vividly dramatizing issues such as overpopulation and labour by: Harriet Martineau’s conception of fictional and economic discourses as compatible, her confidence that a woman could effectively and authoritatively write about political economy, and Illustrations’ resonance throughout the period mark Illustrations of Political Economy‘s conception, publication, and reception as important events in the history of nineteenth-century.

Harriet Martineau (J J ) was an English writer and philosopher, renowned in her day as a controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life-long feminist.

Martineau has also been called the first female sociologist and the first female journalist in 3/5(17). Martineau's Illustrations of Political Economy () are the series of twenty-four fictional narratives with a concluding volume of summary designed to educate a wide and ordinary readership about the key aspects of political economy at the outset of the Victorian era.

The Essays in this volume explore the work of Harriet Martineau from a sociological perspective, highlighting her theoretical contributions in the areas of the sociology of labor, gender and political economy.

The contributors each offer a contextual, theoretical and methodological assessment of her work beginning with the opportunities and challenges of utilizing Martineau.

Harriet Martineau, English writer, sister of James Martineau, born in Norwich, the daughter of a textile manufacturer of Huguenot descent. In she wrote her first article for the (unitarian) Monthly Repository; and then produced Devotional Exercises for the Use of Young Persons (), and short stories about machinery and wages.

Published inIllustrations of Political Economy established Harriet Martineau as both a successful and controversial author and a pioneer of nineteenth-century “social problem” writing.

This widely read series of didactic stories popularized political economy, making it accessible to audiences by vividly dramatizing issues such as overpopulation and labour : $Harriet Martineau propounds political economic theories in Illustrations of Political Economy. She is seen as a frontrunner who merges fiction and economy in a time period when "fiction claimed authority over emotional knowledge, while economics claimed authority over empirical knowledge".

[31].Harriet Martineau's achievements Print this page Full version with graphics. Harriet Martineau made economic and social ideas and options understandable to the ordinary people.

- Harriet had the gift of explaining difficult ideas, often by creating interesting stories as settings for the concepts (as in her 'Illustrations of Political Economy').