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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jane Elliott Abstract This essay examines the relationship between dominant trends in contemporary popular aesthetics and the microeconomic imagination of human behavior, which centers on individual allocation of finite resources to self-determined ends. I argue that this way of modeling human...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of Economics . Trans. Dingwall James and Hoselitz Bert . 1871. Auburn, AL : Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2011 . These exhaustingly material and precariously low-waged jobs are also intimately connected to the disciplinary and discursive formations of microeconomics. Indeed, in writing...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 157–165.
Published: 01 August 2018
... characterizes the present (neoliberal) moment? As for Elliott, when she calls attention to the upsurge of popular novels and films that turn the prisoner's dilemma game into a “microeconomic mode,” can we say that she shows how this collapse occurs? The James Franco film 127 Hours provides Elliott's bluntest...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... not the writer’s job ‘to tell us how somebody felt about something, it’s to tell us how the world works’” (qtd. in Wood). Citing novelists like David Foster Wallace and Dave Eggers, she comments: “[T]hese are guys who know a great deal about the world. They understand macro-microeconomics, the way...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 32–50.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Maurice had taken its place as Mill's third stage of modem cultural development, after his nation's Reformation and his father's Enlightenment (Works 18: 243; Life of Maurice 1: 62, 468; %me123). DAVID PAYNE 1 COMPENSATING FOR CAPITALISM and Smith's microeconomic...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
... with microeconomic and cultural fractures and obscured in the organization of rural land. The problem is less the lack of a middle class in Ireland—there certainly were middle ranks in commerce and in agriculture, as Trollope’s cast of characters attests—but rather what Lloyd describes as the “maximum...