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The Commodity Culture of Victorian England

Advertising and Spectacle, 1851-1914

by Thomas Richards

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Advertising & Promotion,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928746M
    ISBN 100804719012
    ISBN 109780804719018

    Victorian era, the period between about and , corresponding roughly to the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (–) and characterized by a class-based society, a growing number of people able to vote, a growing state and economy, and Britain’s status as the most powerful empire in the world. Thomas Richards, The Commodity Culture of Victorian England: advertising and spectacle, – (Stanford, ), p. 8. 8. From this account, as from E.S. Turner’s lively work, The Shocking History of Advertising (New York, ), it becomes apparent that there was a notable shift in the nature of advertising in the final decades of the.

    This book explores how Dickens turned mortality into the stuff of life and art as he navigated a thriving culture of death-based consumption. It surveys the diverse ways in which death became a business, from body-snatching, undertaking, and joint-stock cemetery companies, to Cited by: 9. Drawing on work in critical theory, feminism and social history, this book explains the relationship between the novel and the emergent commodity culture of Victorian England. Analysing the work of Thackeray, Eliot, Dickens, Trollope, and Gaskell, Novels behind Glass will interest students of Victorian literature, history, and social and cultural theory.

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Miller Drawing on recent work in critical theory, feminism, and social history, this book explains the relationship between the novel and the emergent commodity culture of Victorian England, using the image of the "display window". This provocative and theoretically sophisticated book reveals how capitalism produced and sustained a culture of its own in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Book Description. InCharles Dickens founded Household Words, a weekly miscellany intended to instruct and entertain an ever-widening middle-class readership.

Published in the decade following the Great Exhibition ofthe journal appeared at a key moment in the emergence of commodity culture in Victorian England.

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In his discussion of the commodity culture of Victorian England, Thomas Richards (22) focuses on what he calls the "Great Exhibition of Things" which occurred at a point in Britain's history when industrialization and mass production were accelerating in tandem with the growth of a more affluent and materialistic middle class.

The Commodity Culture of Victorian England by Thomas Richards (Stanford LIP, ) develops a thesis at variance with the common notion that modern advertising and the commodity culture are a product of the 20th century. Cambridge University Press Andrew H. Miller, author Purchase Online ; Drawing on recent work in critical theory, feminism, and social history, this book explains the relationship between the novel and the emergent commodity culture of Victorian England, using the image of the “display window”.

The commodity culture of Victorian England: advertising and spectacle, / Thomas Richards Stanford University Press Stanford, Calif Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Commodity Culture in Dickens's Household Words book.

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