Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 January 2014

232 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823254972

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Realizing Capital

Financial and Psychic Economies in Victorian Form

Anna Kornbluh

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • The author's topic is very timely, given the financial crash of 2008: it is the effect on notions of psychic economy of the shift to venture capital in Victorian England.
  • The author reads not only great Victorian novels (Great Expectations, Middlemarch, and The Way We Live Now in light of this question of the fictive nature of capital, but also Marx and Freud.