Title: Bourgeois dignity arrives in early Georgian drama

Authors: Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

Addresses: University of Illinois, 720 S. Dearborn Street, Unit 206, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

Abstract: The startling shift in ethical attitudes towards the bourgeoisie in England in the early 18th century shows plainly in the theatre of the time and the beginnings of the modern novel, compared with Shakespeare's time.

Keywords: Steele; Addison; Defoe; bourgeoisie; Cato; The London Merchant; ideology; economic growth; industrial revolution; bourgeois dignity arrives; early Georgian drama; ethical attitudes; ethics; modern novel.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPEE.2016.078868

International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 2016 Vol.7 No.2, pp.104 - 115

Published online: 03 Sep 2016 *

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